CVE-2021-40490

Published on: 09/02/2021 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 11/30/2021 09:17:00 PM UTC

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Debian Linux from Debian contain the following vulnerability:

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.

  • CVE-2021-40490 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL HIGH LOW NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 4.4 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
LOCAL MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL

CVE References

Description Tags Link
[SECURITY] Fedora 33 Update: kernel-5.13.15-100.fc33 - package-announce - Fedora Mailing-Lists lists.fedoraproject.org
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URL Logo FEDORA FEDORA-2021-60f1d2eba1
[SECURITY] Fedora 34 Update: kernel-5.13.15-200.fc34 - package-announce - Fedora Mailing-Lists lists.fedoraproject.org
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URL Logo FEDORA FEDORA-2021-4ca1b080bb
kernel/git/tytso/ext4.git - Ext4 filesystem tree git.kernel.org
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URL Logo MISC git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tytso/ext4.git/commit/?id=9e445093e523f3277081314c864f708fd4bd34aa
CVE-2021-40490 Linux Kernel Vulnerability in NetApp Products | NetApp Product Security security.netapp.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20211004-0001/
[SECURITY] [DLA 2785-1] linux-4.19 security update lists.debian.org
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URL Logo MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20211015 [SECURITY] [DLA 2785-1] linux-4.19 security update
Debian -- Security Information -- DSA-4978-1 linux www.debian.org
Depreciated Link
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URL Logo DEBIAN DSA-4978

Related QID Numbers

  • 159402 Oracle Enterprise Linux Security Update for Unbreakable Enterprise kernel-container (ELSA-2021-9458)
  • 159403 Oracle Enterprise Linux Security Update for Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2021-9459)
  • 159404 Oracle Enterprise Linux Security Update for Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2021-9460)
  • 159421 Oracle Enterprise Linux Security Update for Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2021-9474)
  • 159422 Oracle Enterprise Linux Security Update for Unbreakable Enterprise kernel-container (ELSA-2021-9475)
  • 159424 Oracle Enterprise Linux Security Update for Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2021-9485)
  • 159427 Oracle Enterprise Linux Security Update for Unbreakable Enterprise kernel-container (ELSA-2021-9488)
  • 178809 Debian Security Update for linux (DSA 4978-1)
  • 178844 Debian Security Update for linux-4.19 (DLA 2785-1)
  • 198524 Ubuntu Security Notification for Linux kernel (OEM) Vulnerabilities (USN-5096-1)
  • 198540 Ubuntu Security Notification for Linux kernel Vulnerabilities (USN-5113-1)
  • 198541 Ubuntu Security Notification for Linux kernel Vulnerabilities (USN-5114-1)
  • 198542 Ubuntu Security Notification for Linux kernel (OEM) Vulnerabilities (USN-5115-1)
  • 198544 Ubuntu Security Notification for Linux kernel Vulnerabilities (USN-5116-1)
  • 198546 Ubuntu Security Notification for Linux kernel Vulnerabilities (USN-5116-2)
  • 198548 Ubuntu Security Notification for Linux kernel (Azure) Vulnerabilities (USN-5120-1)
  • 281901 Fedora Security Update for kernel (FEDORA-2021-60f1d2eba1)
  • 281902 Fedora Security Update for kernel (FEDORA-2021-4ca1b080bb)
  • 352811 Amazon Linux Security Advisory for kernel-livepatch: ALAS2LIVEPATCH-2021-064
  • 352812 Amazon Linux Security Advisory for kernel-livepatch: ALAS2LIVEPATCH-2021-063
  • 352813 Amazon Linux Security Advisory for kernel-livepatch: ALAS2LIVEPATCH-2021-062
  • 352814 Amazon Linux Security Advisory for kernel-livepatch: ALAS2LIVEPATCH-2021-061
  • 352815 Amazon Linux Security Advisory for kernel-livepatch: ALAS2LIVEPATCH-2021-060
  • 352839 Amazon Linux Security Advisory for kernel: ALAS2-2021-1704
  • 352855 Amazon Linux Security Advisory for kernel: ALAS2-2021-1712
  • 352871 Amazon Linux Security Advisory for kernel : ALAS-2021-1539
  • 390248 Oracle Managed Virtualization (VM) Server for x86 Security Update for kernel (OVMSA-2021-0035)
  • 751214 SUSE Enterprise Linux Security Update for the Linux Kernel (SUSE-SU-2021:3389-1)
  • 751215 SUSE Enterprise Linux Security Update for the Linux Kernel (SUSE-SU-2021:3386-1)
  • 751217 OpenSUSE Security Update for the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-SU-2021:3387-1)
  • 751223 OpenSUSE Security Update for the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-SU-2021:3338-1)
  • 751234 OpenSUSE Security Update for the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-SU-2021:1357-1)
  • 751235 OpenSUSE Security Update for the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-SU-2021:3447-1)
  • 751245 OpenSUSE Security Update for the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-SU-2021:1365-1)
  • 900326 CBL-Mariner Linux Security Update for kernel 5.10.60.1

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
DebianDebian Linux10.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
DebianDebian Linux11.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
DebianDebian Linux9.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
FedoraprojectFedora33AllAllAll
Operating
System
FedoraprojectFedora34AllAllAll
Operating
System
LinuxLinux KernelAllAllAllAll
HardwareNetappAff A250-AllAllAll
Operating
System
NetappAff A250 Firmware-AllAllAll
HardwareNetappFas 500f-AllAllAll
Operating
System
NetappFas 500f Firmware-AllAllAll
HardwareNetappH300e-AllAllAll
Operating
System
NetappH300e Firmware-AllAllAll
HardwareNetappH300s-AllAllAll
Operating
System
NetappH300s Firmware-AllAllAll
HardwareNetappH410c-AllAllAll
Operating
System
NetappH410c Firmware-AllAllAll
HardwareNetappH410s-AllAllAll
Operating
System
NetappH410s Firmware-AllAllAll
HardwareNetappH500e-AllAllAll
Operating
System
NetappH500e Firmware-AllAllAll
HardwareNetappH500s-AllAllAll
Operating
System
NetappH500s Firmware-AllAllAll
HardwareNetappH610c-AllAllAll
Operating
System
NetappH610c Firmware-AllAllAll
HardwareNetappH610s-AllAllAll
Operating
System
NetappH610s Firmware-AllAllAll
HardwareNetappH615c-AllAllAll
Operating
System
NetappH615c Firmware-AllAllAll
HardwareNetappH700e-AllAllAll
Operating
System
NetappH700e Firmware-AllAllAll
HardwareNetappH700s-AllAllAll
Operating
System
NetappH700s Firmware-AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:11.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:33:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:34:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:h:netapp:aff_a250:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:netapp:aff_a250_firmware:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:h:netapp:fas_500f:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:netapp:fas_500f_firmware:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:h:netapp:h300e:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:netapp:h300e_firmware:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:h:netapp:h300s:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:netapp:h300s_firmware:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:h:netapp:h410c:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:netapp:h410c_firmware:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:h:netapp:h410s:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:netapp:h410s_firmware:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:h:netapp:h500e:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:netapp:h500e_firmware:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:h:netapp:h500s:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:netapp:h500s_firmware:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:h:netapp:h610c:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:netapp:h610c_firmware:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:h:netapp:h610s:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:netapp:h610s_firmware:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:h:netapp:h615c:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:netapp:h615c_firmware:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:h:netapp:h700e:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:netapp:h700e_firmware:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:h:netapp:h700s:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:netapp:h700s_firmware:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:

Social Mentions

Source Title Posted (UTC)
Twitter Icon @CVEreport CVE-2021-40490 : A race condition was discovered in ext4_write_inline_data_end in fs/ext4/inline.c in the ext4 subs… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2021-09-03 01:03:16
Twitter Icon @LinInfoSec Git - CVE-2021-40490: git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/… 2021-09-03 05:55:35
Twitter Icon @0_exploit CVE-2021-40490 dlvr.it/S6vPrr 2021-09-03 21:43:32
Twitter Icon @threatmeter CVE-2021-40490 A race condition was discovered in ext4_write_inline_data_end in fs/ext4/inline.c in the ext4 subsys… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2021-09-05 07:09:48
Twitter Icon @omokazuki SIOSセキュリティブログを更新しました。 Linux Kernelの脆弱性(CVE-2021-40490) #sios_tech #security #vulnerability #セキュリティ #脆弱性 #linux… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2021-09-05 18:37:00
Twitter Icon @masami256 CVE-2021-40490はext4のext4_write_inline_data_end()でのrace conditionバグか。 2021-09-06 00:44:13
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