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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.0 4.0
CVE Id CVE-2012-5517
Last Modified 20 Jun 2013 11:14:51
Published 21 Dec 2012 06:47:36
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity HIGH
Authentication NONE

CVE-2012-5517

Summary

The online_pages function in mm/memory_hotplug.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact in opportunistic circumstances by using memory that was hot-added by an administrator.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel 3.0

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.1

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.10

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.11

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.12

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.13

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.14

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.15

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.16

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.17

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.18

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.19

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.2

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.20

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.21

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.22

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.23

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.24

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.25

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.26

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.27

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.28

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.29

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.3

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.30

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.31

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.32

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.33

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.34

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.35

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.36

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.37

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.38

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.39

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.4

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.40

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.41

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.42

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.43

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.44

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.5

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.6

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.7

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.8

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.9

  • Linux Kernel 3.1

  • Linux Kernel 3.1.1

  • Linux Kernel 3.1.10

  • Linux Kernel 3.1.2

  • Linux Kernel 3.1.3

  • Linux Kernel 3.1.4

  • Linux Kernel 3.1.5

  • Linux Kernel 3.1.6

  • Linux Kernel 3.1.7

  • Linux Kernel 3.1.8

  • Linux Kernel 3.1.9

  • Linux Kernel 3.2

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.1

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.10

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.11

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.12

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.13

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.14

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.15

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.16

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.17

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.18

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.19

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.2

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.20

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.21

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.22

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.23

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.24

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.25

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.26

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.27

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.28

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.29

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.3

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.30

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.4

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.5

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.6

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.7

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.8

  • Linux Kernel 3.2.9

  • Linux Kernel 3.3

  • Linux Kernel 3.3.1

  • Linux Kernel 3.3.2

  • Linux Kernel 3.3.3

  • Linux Kernel 3.3.4

  • Linux Kernel 3.3.5

  • Linux Kernel 3.3.6

  • Linux Kernel 3.3.7

  • Linux Kernel 3.3.8

  • Linux Kernel 3.4

  • Linux Kernel 3.4.1

  • Linux Kernel 3.4.10

  • Linux Kernel 3.4.11

  • Linux Kernel 3.4.12

  • Linux Kernel 3.4.13

  • Linux Kernel 3.4.14

  • Linux Kernel 3.4.15

  • Linux Kernel 3.4.16

  • Linux Kernel 3.4.17

  • Linux Kernel 3.4.18

  • Linux Kernel 3.4.19

  • Linux Kernel 3.4.2

  • Linux Kernel 3.4.20

  • Linux Kernel 3.4.21

  • Linux Kernel 3.4.22

  • Linux Kernel 3.4.23

  • Linux Kernel 3.4.24

  • Linux Kernel 3.4.3

  • Linux Kernel 3.4.4

  • Linux Kernel 3.4.5

  • Linux Kernel 3.5.1

  • Linux Kernel 3.5.2

  • Linux Kernel 3.5.3

  • Linux Kernel 3.5.4

  • Linux Kernel 3.5.5

  • Linux Kernel 3.5.6

  • Linux Kernel 3.5.7


References

CONFIRM - http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/patch-3.6.bz2

CONFIRM - https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/08dff7b7d629807dbb1f398c68dd9cd58dd657a1

CONFIRM - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=875374

MLIST - [oss-security] 20121113 Re: CVE request -- Linux kernel: mm/hotplug: failure in propagating hot-added memory to other nodes

CONFIRM - http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/

CONFIRM - http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=08dff7b7d629807dbb1f398c68dd9cd58dd657a1

SUSE - SUSE-SU-2012:1679

UBUNTU - USN-1678-1

REDHAT - RHSA-2012:1580

UBUNTU - USN-1679-1

UBUNTU - USN-1677-1

UBUNTU - USN-1673-1

UBUNTU - USN-1671-1

BID - 56527

SUSE - openSUSE-SU-2013:0925

Related Patches

Novell SUSE 2012:7123 kernel security update for SLE 11 SP2 i586

Novell SUSE 2012:7127 kernel security update for SLE 11 SP2 x86_64


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 11:01:29