CVE-2012-2390

Published: 13 June 2012

Memory leak in mm/hugetlb.c in the Linux kernel before 3.4.2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption or system crash) via invalid MAP_HUGETLB mmap operations.

From the Ubuntu security team

An error was discovered in the Linux kernel's memory subsystem (hugetlb). An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (crash the system).

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
Patches:
Introduced by 1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2
Fixed by c50ac050811d6485616a193eb0f37bfbd191cc89
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-ec2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-fsl-imx51
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-gke
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-linaro-omap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-linaro-shared
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-linaro-vexpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-lts-backport-maverick
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-lts-backport-natty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-lts-backport-oneiric
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-mvl-dove
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-qcm-msm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5~rc1)