CVE-2007-3739

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2007-08-31
Bugzilla:
294941: CVE-2007-3739 LTC36188-Don't allow the stack to grow into hugetlb reserved regions

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

mm/mmap.c in the hugetlb kernel, when run on PowerPC systems, does not prevent stack expansion from entering into reserved kernel page memory, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) via unspecified vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2007-3739 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (kernel) RHSA-2007:1049 2007-12-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2007:0939 2007-11-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel) RHSA-2007:0705 2007-09-13
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