CVE-2011-2183

Priority
Description
Race condition in the scan_get_next_rmap_item function in mm/ksm.c in the
Linux kernel before 2.6.39.3, when Kernel SamePage Merging (KSM) is
enabled, allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer
dereference) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted
application.
Ubuntu-Description
Andrea Righi discovered a race condition in the KSM memory merging support.
If KSM was being used, a local attacker could exploit this to crash the
system, leading to a denial of service.
Notes
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (3.0~rc4)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (3.11.0-12.19)
Patches:
Introduced by
f8af4da3b4c14e7267c4ffb952079af3912c51c5
Fixed by
2b472611a32a72f4a118c069c2d62a1a3f087afd
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc4)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc4)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was not-affected [3.4.0-1.3])
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc4)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc4)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was not-affected [3.4.0-1.7])
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc4)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was not-affected [3.1.10-8.28])
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc4)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc4)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc4)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc4)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was not-affected [3.0.0-3.18])
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc4)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was not-affected [3.4.0-3.21])
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc4)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was not-affected [3.4.0-4.19])
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc4)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc4)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
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Updated: 2019-12-05 20:57:11 UTC (commit 0aa5e7c87c8b55d2ec5c7f4ca1179cf75de91961)