CVE-2008-4302

NameCVE-2008-4302
Descriptionfs/splice.c in the splice subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.22.2 does not properly handle a failure of the add_to_page_cache_lru function, and subsequently attempts to unlock a page that was not locked, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel BUG and system crash), as demonstrated by the fio I/O tool.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1653-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
fai-kernelssourceetch1.17+etch.22etch3mediumDSA-1653-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.22-4low
linux-2.6sourceetch2.6.18.dfsg.1-22etch3mediumDSA-1653-1
linux-2.6.24source(unstable)(not affected)
user-mode-linuxsourceetch2.6.18-1um-2etch.22etch3mediumDSA-1653-1

Notes

- linux-2.6.24 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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