CVE-2014-3122

NameCVE-2014-3122
DescriptionThe try_to_unmap_cluster function in mm/rmap.c in the Linux kernel before 3.14.3 does not properly consider which pages must be locked, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by triggering a memory-usage pattern that requires removal of page-table mappings.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-0015-1, DSA-2926-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs747326

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie3.16.56-1+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)3.16.59-1fixed
stretch4.9.110-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.110-3+deb9u6fixed
buster, sid4.18.10-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.14.4-1medium747326
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.57-3+deb7u1mediumDSA-2926-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-48squeeze8medium

Notes

Introduced by https://git.kernel.org/linus/b291f000393f5a0b679012b39d79fbc85c018233
Fixed by https://git.kernel.org/linus/57e68e9cd65b4b8eb4045a1e0d0746458502554c (v3.15-rc1)

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