|Bugzilla:||544471: CVE-2009-4131 kernel: ext4: Fix insufficient checks in EXT4_IOC_MOVE_EXT|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
The EXT4_IOC_MOVE_EXT (aka move extents) ioctl implementation in the ext4 filesystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32-git6 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a crafted request, related to insufficient checks for file permissions.
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, 5 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG. Those versions do not include the upstream patch that introduced this vulnerability.
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