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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2021-40490

A race condition was discovered in ext4_write_inline_data_end in fs/ext4/inline.c in the ext4 subsystem in the Linux kernel through 5.13.13.
Publish Date : 2021-09-03 Last Update Date : 2021-12-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.4
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 362

- Products Affected By CVE-2021-40490

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 11.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 33 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 34 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 2
Fedoraproject Fedora 2
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2021-40490

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tytso/ext4.git/commit/?id=9e445093e523f3277081314c864f708fd4bd34aa
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2021/12/msg00012.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20211216 [SECURITY] [DLA 2843-1] linux security update
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20211004-0001/ CONFIRM
https://www.debian.org/security/2021/dsa-4978
DEBIAN DSA-4978
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/XJGX3DMJT6MRBW2XEF3TWVHYWZW3DG3N/
FEDORA FEDORA-2021-4ca1b080bb
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2021/10/msg00010.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20211015 [SECURITY] [DLA 2785-1] linux-4.19 security update
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/M6VS2DLGT7TK7URKAS2KWJL3S533SGVA/
FEDORA FEDORA-2021-60f1d2eba1

- Vulnerability Conditions

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- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2021-40490

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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