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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.9 4.9
CVE Id CVE-2005-4811
Last Modified 21 Aug 2010 12:37:06
Published 31 Dec 2005 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2005-4811

Summary

The hugepage code (hugetlb.c) in Linux kernel 2.6, possibly 2.6.12 and 2.6.13, in certain configurations, allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) by triggering an mmap error before a prefault, which causes an error in the unmap_hugepage_area function.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel 2.6 Test9 Cvs

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.0

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.10

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.11

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.12

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.8

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.8

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.9


References

CONFIRM - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=165345

MLIST - [linux-kernel] 20050805 [PATCH] Fix hugepage crash on failing mmap()

BID - 20362

REDHAT - RHSA-2006:0689

DEBIAN - DSA-1304

CONFIRM - http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-249.htm

SECUNIA - 25714

SECUNIA - 22945

SECUNIA - 22292


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:41:26