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CVE-2011-3637

Published: 12 January 2012

The m_stop function in fs/proc/task_mmu.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) via vectors that trigger an m_start error.

From the Ubuntu Security Team

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's /proc/*/*map* interface. A local, unprivileged user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Not vulnerable

lucid
Released (2.6.32-34.74)
maverick
Released (2.6.35-30.58)
natty
Released (2.6.38-11.49)
oneiric Not vulnerable
(2.6.39-0.1)
precise Not vulnerable
(3.1.0-1.1)
quantal Not vulnerable
(3.1.0-1.0)
upstream
Released (2.6.39~rc1)
Patches:
Introduced by

ec6fd8a4355cda81cd9f06bebc048e83eb514ac7

Fixed by 76597cd31470fa130784c78fadb4dab2e624a723
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid Does not exist

natty Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Not vulnerable
(3.2.0-1600.1)
quantal Not vulnerable
(3.2.0-1602.5)
upstream
Released (2.6.39~rc1)
linux-ec2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid
Released (2.6.32-318.37)
maverick Ignored
(binary supplied by "linux" now)
natty Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.39~rc1)
linux-fsl-imx51
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid
Released (2.6.31-610.28)
maverick Does not exist

natty Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.39~rc1)
linux-lts-backport-maverick
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid
Released (2.6.35-30.58~lucid1)
maverick Does not exist

natty Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.39~rc1)
linux-lts-backport-natty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid
Released (2.6.38-11.49~lucid1)
maverick Does not exist

natty Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.39~rc1)
linux-lts-backport-oneiric
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid Not vulnerable
(3.0.0-5.6~lucid1)
maverick Does not exist

natty Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.39~rc1)
linux-mvl-dove
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid
Released (2.6.32-218.35)
maverick
Released (2.6.32-418.35)
natty Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.39~rc1)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid Does not exist

maverick
Released (2.6.35-903.24)
natty
Released (2.6.38-1209.15)
oneiric Not vulnerable
(3.0.0-1200.1)
precise Not vulnerable
(3.0.0-1401.2)
quantal Not vulnerable
(3.0.0-1401.2)
upstream
Released (2.6.39~rc1)