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The do_pages_move function in mm/migrate.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.33-rc7 does not validate node values, which allows local users to read arbitrary kernel memory locations, cause a denial of service (OOPS), and possibly have unspecified other impact by specifying a node that is not part of the kernel's node set.
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Allows unauthorized disclosure of informationAllows unauthorized modificationAllows disruption of service
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This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4, as they do not include support for sys_move_pages. It was only introduced in kernel version 2.
6.18 onwards. This was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-9419.html. Future updates in Red Hat Enterprise MRG may address this flaw.
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