|Description||Race condition in the scan_get_next_rmap_item function in mm/ksm.c in the Linux kernel before 188.8.131.52, when Kernel SamePage Merging (KSM) is enabled, allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
|NVD severity||medium (attack range: local)|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
[lenny] - linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)