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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2010-2240

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/03/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

The do_anonymous_page function in mm/memory.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.52, 2.6.32.x before 2.6.32.19, 2.6.34.x before 2.6.34.4, and 2.6.35.x before 2.6.35.2 does not properly separate the stack and the heap, which allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code by writing to the bottom page of a shared memory segment, as demonstrated by a memory-exhaustion attack against the X.Org X server.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-bigsmp
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-iseries64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-kdump
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-kdumppae
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ppc64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-smp
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-source
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-syms
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-vmi
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-vmipae
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xen
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xenpae
  • suse-upgrade-xfree86-server
  • suse-upgrade-xfree86-server-glx
  • suse-upgrade-xorg-x11-server
  • suse-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-extra
  • suse-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-rdp
  • suse-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-sdk
  • suse-upgrade-xorg-x11-xvnc

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