CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2010-4250

Published: Jun 21, 2012 | Modified: Jun 26, 2012
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
4.9 MEDIUM
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
RedHat/V2
4.9 MODERATE
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

Memory leak in the inotify_init1 function in fs/notify/inotify/inotify_user.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via vectors involving failed attempts to create files.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Linux_kernel Linux 2.6.36.1 2.6.36.1
Linux_kernel Linux 2.6.36.2 2.6.36.2
Linux_kernel Linux 2.6.36.3 2.6.36.3
Linux_kernel Linux * 2.6.36.4
MRG for RHEL-5 RedHat kernel-rt-0:2.6.33.7-rt29.55.el5rt *
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 RedHat kernel-0:2.6.32-71.29.1.el6 *
Linux Ubuntu maverick *
Linux Ubuntu upstream *
Linux-armadaxp Ubuntu upstream *
Linux-ec2 Ubuntu maverick *
Linux-ec2 Ubuntu upstream *
Linux-fsl-imx51 Ubuntu upstream *
Linux-lts-backport-maverick Ubuntu lucid *
Linux-lts-backport-maverick Ubuntu upstream *
Linux-lts-backport-natty Ubuntu upstream *
Linux-lts-backport-oneiric Ubuntu upstream *
Linux-mvl-dove Ubuntu upstream *
Linux-ti-omap4 Ubuntu maverick *
Linux-ti-omap4 Ubuntu upstream *

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