CVE-2008-2137

NameCVE-2008-2137
DescriptionThe (1) sparc_mmap_check function in arch/sparc/kernel/sys_sparc.c and the (2) sparc64_mmap_check function in arch/sparc64/kernel/sys_sparc.c, in the Linux kernel 2.4 before 2.4.36.5 and 2.6 before 2.6.25.3, omit some virtual-address range (aka span) checks when the mmap MAP_FIXED bit is not set, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via unspecified mmap calls.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1588-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux-2.6 (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)2.6.32-48squeeze6fixed
squeeze (lts)2.6.32-48squeeze13fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
fai-kernelssourceetch1.17+etch.18etch5mediumDSA-1588-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.25-3medium
linux-2.6sourceetch2.6.18.dfsg.1-18etch5mediumDSA-1588-1
linux-2.6.24source(unstable)2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.3medium
user-mode-linuxsourceetch2.6.18-1um-2etch.18etch5mediumDSA-1588-1

Notes

Upstream commit: 5816339310b2d9623cf413d33e538b45e815da5d, part of 2.6.25.3

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