Upstream information

CVE-2009-3888 at MITRE

Description

The do_mmap_pgoff function in mm/nommu.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.31.6, when the CPU lacks a memory management unit, allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) via an application that attempts to allocate a large amount of memory.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.9
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 553747 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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