Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 875374
CVE-2012-5517 kernel: mm/hotplug: failure in propagating hot-added memory to other nodes
Last modified: 2015-07-31 06:28:11 EDT
A NULL pointer dereference flaw has been found in the way a new node's hot-added memory is propagated to other nodes zonelists. An unprivileged local user can use this flaw to crash the system.
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue
Affects: fedora-all [bug 875383]
This issue has been addressed in following products:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Via RHSA-2012:1580 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1580.html
This issue did affect the versions of the kernel package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
This issue did not affect the versions of kernel package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG.