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Vulnerability Change Records for CVE-2024-26621

Change History

New CVE Received by NIST 3/02/2024 5:15:50 PM

Action Type Old Value New Value
Added Description

In the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved:

mm: huge_memory: don't force huge page alignment on 32 bit

commit efa7df3e3bb5 ("mm: align larger anonymous mappings on THP
boundaries") caused two issues [1] [2] reported on 32 bit system or compat

It doesn't make too much sense to force huge page alignment on 32 bit
system due to the constrained virtual address space.

[1] https://lore.kernel.org/linux-mm/d0a136a0-4a31-46bc-adf4-2db109a61672@kernel.org/
[2] https://lore.kernel.org/linux-mm/CAJuCfpHXLdQy1a2B6xN2d7quTYwg2OoZseYPZTRpU0eHHKD-sQ@mail.gmail.com/
Added Reference

Linux https://git.kernel.org/stable/c/4ef9ad19e17676b9ef071309bc62020e2373705d [No types assigned]
Added Reference

Linux https://git.kernel.org/stable/c/7432376c913381c5f24d373a87ff629bbde94b47 [No types assigned]