CVE-2011-1593

NameCVE-2011-1593
DescriptionMultiple integer overflows in the next_pidmap function in kernel/pid.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.38.4 allow local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a crafted (1) getdents or (2) readdir system call.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2240-1, DSA-2264-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.38-4medium
linux-2.6sourcelenny2.6.26-26lenny3mediumDSA-2264-1
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-34squeeze1mediumDSA-2240-1

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