|Description||The mprotect code (mprotect.c) in Linux 2.6 on Itanium IA64 Montecito processors does not properly maintain cache coherency as required by the architecture, which allows local users to cause a denial of service and possibly corrupt data by modifying PTE protections.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)|
|NVD severity||low (attack range: local)|
|Debian/stable||not known to be vulnerable.|
|Debian/testing||not known to be vulnerable.|
|Debian/unstable||not known to be vulnerable.|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
|linux-2.6 (PTS)||squeeze (security), squeeze||2.6.32-48squeeze6||fixed|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
Montecito CPUs are not available on the market yet