Upstream information

CVE-2005-1265 at MITRE

Description

The mmap function in the Linux Kernel 2.6.10 can be used to create memory maps with a start address beyond the end address, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel crash).

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 84728 [RESOLVED]

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