DescriptionThe agp subsystem in the Linux kernel and earlier does not properly restrict memory allocation by the (1) AGPIOC_RESERVE and (2) AGPIOC_ALLOCATE ioctls, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by making many calls to these ioctls.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian/oldoldstablepackage linux-2.6 is vulnerable; however, the security impact is unimportant.
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)2.6.32-48squeeze6vulnerable
squeeze (lts)2.6.32-48squeeze11vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


Can only be triggered with root equivalent privs -> non-issue

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