CVE-2018-7740

NameCVE-2018-7740
DescriptionThe resv_map_release function in mm/hugetlb.c in the Linux kernel through 4.15.7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (BUG) via a crafted application that makes mmap system calls and has a large pgoff argument to the remap_file_pages system call.
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-1369-1, DSA-4187-1, DSA-4188-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

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
stretch4.9.130-2fixed
stretch (security)4.9.110-3+deb9u6fixed
buster, sid4.18.20-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.15.17-1medium
linuxsourcejessie3.16.56-1mediumDSA-4187-1
linuxsourcestretch4.9.88-1mediumDSA-4188-1
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.101-1mediumDLA-1369-1

Notes

https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=199037

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