CVE-2012-1146

NameCVE-2012-1146
DescriptionThe mem_cgroup_usage_unregister_event function in mm/memcontrol.c in the Linux kernel before 3.2.10 does not properly handle multiple events that are attached to the same eventfd, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by registering memory threshold events.
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NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linux-2.6source(unstable)3.2.10-1low
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze(not affected)

Notes

[squeeze] - linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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