Upstream information

CVE-2009-0024 at MITRE

Description

The sys_remap_file_pages function in mm/fremap.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.24.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service or gain privileges via unspecified vectors, related to the vm_file structure member, and the mmap_region and do_munmap functions.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 464050 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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