CVE-2005-4811

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Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2005-08-05
Bugzilla:
1617864: CVE-2005-4811 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2005-4811 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2006:0689 2006-10-05
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