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CVE-2012-2390 Detail

Current Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=c50ac050811d6485616a193eb0f37bfbd191cc89 Patch
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.4.2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/05/23/14
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1515-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1535-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=824345
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/c50ac050811d6485616a193eb0f37bfbd191cc89 Exploit Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc7:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.4.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-2390
NVD Published Date:
06/13/2012
NVD Last Modified:
11/06/2012