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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-2372

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
07/02/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

The Linux kernel 2.6.24 and 2.6.25 before 2.6.25.9 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of calls to the get_user_pages function, which lacks a ZERO_PAGE optimization and results in allocation of "useless newly zeroed pages."

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-docs
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-kdump
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pae
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-rt
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-source
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-syms
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-vanilla
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xen
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xenpae

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