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CVE-2007-6417

Published: 18 December 2007

The shmem_getpage function (mm/shmem.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.11 through 2.6.23 does not properly clear allocated memory in some rare circumstances related to tmpfs, which might allow local users to read sensitive kernel data or cause a denial of service (crash).

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

edgy Does not exist

feisty Does not exist

gutsy Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.24-2.4)
linux-source-2.6.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper
Released (2.6.15-51.66)
edgy Does not exist

feisty Does not exist

gutsy Does not exist

upstream Needed

linux-source-2.6.17
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

edgy
Released (2.6.17.1-12.43)
feisty Does not exist

gutsy Does not exist

upstream Needed

linux-source-2.6.20
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

edgy Does not exist

feisty
Released (2.6.20-16.34)
gutsy Does not exist

upstream Needed

linux-source-2.6.22
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

edgy Does not exist

feisty Does not exist

gutsy
Released (2.6.22-14.51)
upstream Needed