ID CVE-2005-4811
Summary The hugepage code (hugetlb.c) in Linux kernel 2.6, possibly 2.6.12 and 2.6.13, in certain configurations, allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) by triggering an mmap error before a prefault, which causes an error in the unmap_hugepage_area function.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 test1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 test10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 test11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test11
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 test2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 test3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 test4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 test5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 test6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 test7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 test8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 test9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.1 Release Candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.1 Release Candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.6 Release Candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.7 Release Candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.8 Release Candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.8 Release Candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.8 Release Candidate 3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc3
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:2.6.20
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:2.6.20
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.10 Release Candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11 Release Candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11 Release Candidate 3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:rc3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11 Release Candidate 4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:rc4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.11
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.12
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.12
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12 Release Candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12 Release Candidate 4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12 Release Candidate 5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13 Release Candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13 Release Candidate 4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13:rc4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13 Release Candidate 6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13:rc6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13 Release Candidate 7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13:rc7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.4
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6_test9_cvs
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6_test9_cvs
CVSS
Base: 4.9 (as of 27-09-2006 - 13:35)
Impact:
Exploitability:
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE COMPLETE
nessus via4
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2006-0617.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix security issues are now available. This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. The Linux kernel handles the basic functions of the operating system. These new kernel packages contain fixes for the security issues described below : From Red Hat Security Advisory 2006-0617 : * a flaw in the proc file system that allowed a local user to use a suid-wrapper for scripts to gain root privileges (CVE-2006-3626, Important) * a flaw in the SCTP implementation that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service (panic) or to possibly gain root privileges (CVE-2006-3745, Important) * a flaw in NFS exported ext2/ext3 partitions when handling invalid inodes that allowed a remote authenticated user to cause a denial of service (filesystem panic) (CVE-2006-3468, Important) * a flaw in the restore_all code path of the 4/4GB split support of non-hugemem kernels that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service (panic) (CVE-2006-2932, Important) * a flaw in IPv4 netfilter handling for the unlikely use of SNMP NAT processing that allowed a remote user to cause a denial of service (crash) or potential memory corruption (CVE-2006-2444, Moderate) * a flaw in the DVD handling of the CDROM driver that could be used together with a custom built USB device to gain root privileges (CVE-2006-2935, Moderate) * a flaw in the handling of O_DIRECT writes that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) (CVE-2004-2660, Low) * a flaw in the SCTP chunk length handling that allowed a remote user to cause a denial of service (crash) (CVE-2006-1858, Low) * a flaw in the input handling of the ftdi_sio driver that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) (CVE-2006-2936, Low) In addition a bugfix was added to enable a clean reboot for the IBM Pizzaro machines. Red Hat would like to thank Wei Wang of McAfee Avert Labs and Kirill Korotaev for reporting issues fixed in this erratum. From Red Hat Security Advisory ELSA-2006-0689 : * a flaw in the SCTP support that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service (crash) with a specific SO_LINGER value. (CVE-2006-4535, Important) * a flaw in the hugepage table support that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service (crash). (CVE-2005-4811, Important) * a flaw in the mprotect system call that allowed setting write permission for a read-only attachment of shared memory. (CVE-2006-2071, Moderate) * a flaw in HID0[31] (en_attn) register handling on PowerPC 970 systems that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service. (crash) (CVE-2006-4093, Moderate) * a flaw in the perfmon support of Itanium systems that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service by consuming all file descriptors. (CVE-2006-3741, Moderate) * a flaw in the ATM subsystem. On systems with installed ATM hardware and configured ATM support, a remote user could cause a denial of service (panic) by accessing socket buffers memory after freeing them. (CVE-2006-4997, Moderate) * a flaw in the DVB subsystem. On systems with installed DVB hardware and configured DVB support, a remote user could cause a denial of service (panic) by sending a ULE SNDU packet with length of 0. (CVE-2006-4623, Low) * an information leak in the network subsystem that possibly allowed a local user to read sensitive data from kernel memory. (CVE-2006-0039, Low) In addition, two bugfixes for the IPW-2200 wireless driver were included. The first one ensures that wireless management applications correctly identify IPW-2200 controlled devices, while the second fix ensures that DHCP requests using the IPW-2200 operate correctly. Red Hat would like to thank Olof Johansson, Stephane Eranian and Solar Designer for reporting issues fixed in this erratum.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-18
    plugin id 67401
    published 2013-07-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=67401
    title Oracle Linux 4 : kernel (ELSA-2006-0617 / ELSA-2006-0689)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2006-0689.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix several security issues in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 kernel are now available. This security advisory has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. The Linux kernel handles the basic functions of the operating system. These new kernel packages contain fixes for the security issues described below : * a flaw in the SCTP support that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service (crash) with a specific SO_LINGER value. (CVE-2006-4535, Important) * a flaw in the hugepage table support that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service (crash). (CVE-2005-4811, Important) * a flaw in the mprotect system call that allowed setting write permission for a read-only attachment of shared memory. (CVE-2006-2071, Moderate) * a flaw in HID0[31] (en_attn) register handling on PowerPC 970 systems that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service. (crash) (CVE-2006-4093, Moderate) * a flaw in the perfmon support of Itanium systems that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service by consuming all file descriptors. (CVE-2006-3741, Moderate) * a flaw in the ATM subsystem. On systems with installed ATM hardware and configured ATM support, a remote user could cause a denial of service (panic) by accessing socket buffers memory after freeing them. (CVE-2006-4997, Moderate) * a flaw in the DVB subsystem. On systems with installed DVB hardware and configured DVB support, a remote user could cause a denial of service (panic) by sending a ULE SNDU packet with length of 0. (CVE-2006-4623, Low) * an information leak in the network subsystem that possibly allowed a local user to read sensitive data from kernel memory. (CVE-2006-0039, Low) In addition, two bugfixes for the IPW-2200 wireless driver were included. The first one ensures that wireless management applications correctly identify IPW-2200 controlled devices, while the second fix ensures that DHCP requests using the IPW-2200 operate correctly. Red Hat would like to thank Olof Johansson, Stephane Eranian and Solar Designer for reporting issues fixed in this erratum. All Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 users are advised to upgrade their kernels to the packages associated with their machine architectures and configurations as listed in this erratum.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-16
    plugin id 22523
    published 2006-10-10
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=22523
    title RHEL 4 : kernel (RHSA-2006:0689)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-1304.NASL
    description CVE-2006-6060 CVE-2006-6106 CVE-2006-6535 CVE-2007-0958 CVE-2007-1357 CVE-2007-1592 Several local and remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Linux kernel that may lead to a denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code. This update also fixes a regression in the smbfs subsystem which was introduced in DSA-1233which caused symlinks to be interpreted as regular files. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems : - CVE-2005-4811 David Gibson reported an issue in the hugepage code which could permit a local DoS (system crash) on appropriately configured systems. - CVE-2006-4814 Doug Chapman discovered a potential local DoS (deadlock) in the mincore function caused by improper lock handling. - CVE-2006-4623 Ang Way Chuang reported a remote DoS (crash) in the dvb driver which can be triggered by a ULE package with an SNDU length of 0. - CVE-2006-5753 Eric Sandeen provided a fix for a local memory corruption vulnerability resulting from a misinterpretation of return values when operating on inodes which have been marked bad. - CVE-2006-5754 Darrick Wong discovered a local DoS (crash) vulnerability resulting from the incorrect initialization of 'nr_pages' in aio_setup_ring(). - CVE-2006-5757 LMH reported a potential local DoS which could be exploited by a malicious user with the privileges to mount and read a corrupted iso9660 filesystem. - CVE-2006-6053 LMH reported a potential local DoS which could be exploited by a malicious user with the privileges to mount and read a corrupted ext3 filesystem. - CVE-2006-6056 LMH reported a potential local DoS which could be exploited by a malicious user with the privileges to mount and read a corrupted hfs filesystem on systems with SELinux hooks enabled (Debian does not enable SELinux by default). - CVE-2006-6060 LMH reported a potential local DoS (infinite loop) which could be exploited by a malicious user with the privileges to mount and read a corrupted NTFS filesystem. - CVE-2006-6106 Marcel Holtman discovered multiple buffer overflows in the Bluetooth subsystem which can be used to trigger a remote DoS (crash) and potentially execute arbitrary code. - CVE-2006-6535 Kostantin Khorenko discovered an invalid error path in dev_queue_xmit() which could be exploited by a local user to cause data corruption. - CVE-2007-0958 Santosh Eraniose reported a vulnerability that allows local users to read otherwise unreadable files by triggering a core dump while using PT_INTERP. This is related to CVE-2004-1073. - CVE-2007-1357 Jean Delvare reported a vulnerability in the appletalk subsystem. Systems with the appletalk module loaded can be triggered to crash by other systems on the local network via a malformed frame. - CVE-2007-1592 Masayuki Nakagawa discovered that flow labels were inadvertently being shared between listening sockets and child sockets. This defect can be exploited by local users to cause a DoS (Oops).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-08-09
    plugin id 25529
    published 2007-06-18
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=25529
    title Debian DSA-1304-1 : kernel-source-2.6.8 - several vulnerabilities
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2006-0689.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix several security issues in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 kernel are now available. This security advisory has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. The Linux kernel handles the basic functions of the operating system. These new kernel packages contain fixes for the security issues described below : * a flaw in the SCTP support that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service (crash) with a specific SO_LINGER value. (CVE-2006-4535, Important) * a flaw in the hugepage table support that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service (crash). (CVE-2005-4811, Important) * a flaw in the mprotect system call that allowed setting write permission for a read-only attachment of shared memory. (CVE-2006-2071, Moderate) * a flaw in HID0[31] (en_attn) register handling on PowerPC 970 systems that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service. (crash) (CVE-2006-4093, Moderate) * a flaw in the perfmon support of Itanium systems that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service by consuming all file descriptors. (CVE-2006-3741, Moderate) * a flaw in the ATM subsystem. On systems with installed ATM hardware and configured ATM support, a remote user could cause a denial of service (panic) by accessing socket buffers memory after freeing them. (CVE-2006-4997, Moderate) * a flaw in the DVB subsystem. On systems with installed DVB hardware and configured DVB support, a remote user could cause a denial of service (panic) by sending a ULE SNDU packet with length of 0. (CVE-2006-4623, Low) * an information leak in the network subsystem that possibly allowed a local user to read sensitive data from kernel memory. (CVE-2006-0039, Low) In addition, two bugfixes for the IPW-2200 wireless driver were included. The first one ensures that wireless management applications correctly identify IPW-2200 controlled devices, while the second fix ensures that DHCP requests using the IPW-2200 operate correctly. Red Hat would like to thank Olof Johansson, Stephane Eranian and Solar Designer for reporting issues fixed in this erratum. All Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 users are advised to upgrade their kernels to the packages associated with their machine architectures and configurations as listed in this erratum.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 22513
    published 2006-10-10
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=22513
    title CentOS 4 : kernel (CESA-2006:0689)
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:10:23.969-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
  • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
  • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
description The hugepage code (hugetlb.c) in Linux kernel 2.6, possibly 2.6.12 and 2.6.13, in certain configurations, allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) by triggering an mmap error before a prefault, which causes an error in the unmap_hugepage_area function.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10976
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title The hugepage code (hugetlb.c) in Linux kernel 2.6, possibly 2.6.12 and 2.6.13, in certain configurations, allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) by triggering an mmap error before a prefault, which causes an error in the unmap_hugepage_area function.
version 23
redhat via4
advisories
rhsa
id RHSA-2006:0689
rpms
  • kernel-0:2.6.9-42.0.3.EL
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.9-42.0.3.EL
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.9-42.0.3.EL
  • kernel-hugemem-0:2.6.9-42.0.3.EL
  • kernel-hugemem-devel-0:2.6.9-42.0.3.EL
  • kernel-largesmp-0:2.6.9-42.0.3.EL
  • kernel-largesmp-devel-0:2.6.9-42.0.3.EL
  • kernel-smp-0:2.6.9-42.0.3.EL
  • kernel-smp-devel-0:2.6.9-42.0.3.EL
refmap via4
bid 20362
confirm
debian DSA-1304
mlist [linux-kernel] 20050805 [PATCH] Fix hugepage crash on failing mmap()
secunia
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  • 22945
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