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ELSA-2011-0283 Moderate: Oracle Linux kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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ELSA-2011-0283 Moderate: Oracle Linux kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/22/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/20/2011
Modified
04/11/2019

Description

fs/exec.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37 does not enable the OOM Killer to assess use of stack memory by arrays representing the (1) arguments and (2) environment, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted exec system call, aka an "OOM dodging issue," a related issue to CVE-2010-3858.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-debug-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-doc
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-firmware
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-perf

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