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CVE-2010-0622

Published: 15 February 2010

The wake_futex_pi function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.33-rc7 does not properly handle certain unlock operations for a Priority Inheritance (PI) futex, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) and possibly have unspecified other impact via vectors involving modification of the futex value from user space.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.6.33~rc7)
Patches:
Upstream: http://git.kernel.org/linus/51246bfd189064079c54421507236fd2723b18f3
linux-source-2.6.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.6.33~rc7)