CVE-2011-2496

NameCVE-2011-2496
DescriptionInteger overflow in the vma_to_resize function in mm/mremap.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 allows local users to cause a denial of service (BUG_ON and system crash) via a crafted mremap system call that expands a memory mapping.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2303-1, DSA-2310-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.39-1low
linux-2.6sourcelenny2.6.26-26lenny4mediumDSA-2310-1
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-35squeeze1mediumDSA-2303-1

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