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CVE-2012-3511

Published: 24 August 2012

Multiple race conditions in the madvise_remove function in mm/madvise.c in the Linux kernel before 3.4.5 allow local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) via vectors involving a (1) munmap or (2) close system call.

From the Ubuntu security team

A flaw was discovered in the madvise feature of the Linux kernel's memory subsystem. An unprivileged local use could exploit the flaw to cause a denial of service (crash the system).

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.5~rc6)
Patches:
Introduced by

90ed52ebe48181d3c5427b3bd1d24f659e7575ad

Fixed by 9ab4233dd08036fe34a89c7dc6f47a8bf2eb29eb
linux-armadaxp
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Released (3.5~rc6)
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.5~rc6)
linux-ec2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.5~rc6)
linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.5~rc6)
linux-fsl-imx51
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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linux-gke
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linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.5~rc6)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.5~rc6)
linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.5~rc6)
linux-linaro-omap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.5~rc6)
linux-linaro-shared
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.5~rc6)
linux-linaro-vexpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.5~rc6)
linux-lts-backport-maverick
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.5~rc6)
linux-lts-backport-natty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.5~rc6)
linux-lts-backport-oneiric
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.5~rc6)
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.5~rc6)
linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.5~rc6)
linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.5~rc6)
linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.5~rc6)
linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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linux-mvl-dove
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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linux-qcm-msm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.5~rc6)
linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.5~rc6)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.5~rc6)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.5~rc6)