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The virtio_net_bad_features function in hw/virtio-net.c in the virtio-net driver in the Linux kernel before 2.6.26, when used on a guest OS in conjunction with qemu-kvm 0.11.0 or KVM 83, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash, and an associated...
The chrp_show_cpuinfo function (chrp/setup.c) in Linux kernel 2.4.21 through 2.6.18-53, when running on PowerPC, might allow local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via unknown vectors that cause the of_get_property function to fail, which triggers a NULL pointer...
The parisc_show_stack function in arch/parisc/kernel/traps.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-rc7 on PA-RISC allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via vectors associated with an attempt to unwind a stack that contains userspace addresses....
The do_mremap function for the mremap system call in Linux 2.2 to 2.2.25, 2.4 to 2.4.24, and 2.6 to 2.6.2, does not properly check the return value from the do_munmap function when the maximum number of VMA descriptors is exceeded, which allows local users to gain root...
2 EDB exploits available
24 Github repositories available
Integer overflow in the fb_mmap function in drivers/video/fbmem.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8.9, as used in a certain Motorola build of Android 4.1.2 and other products, allows local users to create a read-write memory mapping for the entirety of kernel memory, and...
1 Github repository available
mm/shmem.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-rc8, when strict overcommit is enabled and CONFIG_SECURITY is disabled, does not properly handle the export of shmemfs objects by knfsd, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and knfsd crash) or...
The do_sigaltstack function in kernel/signal.c in Linux kernel 2.4 through 2.4.37 and 2.6 before 2.6.31-rc5, when running on 64-bit systems, does not clear certain padding bytes from a structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from the kernel stack via...
1 EDB exploit available
Buffer overflow in the picolcd_raw_event function in devices/hid/hid-picolcd_core.c in the PicoLCD HID device driver in the Linux kernel through 3.16.3, as used in Android on Nexus 7 devices, allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) or...
The drm/i915 component in the Linux kernel before 126.96.36.199, when used with i965G and later chipsets, allows local users with access to an X11 session and Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) to write to arbitrary memory locations and gain privileges via a crafted batchbuffer....
A regression error in the restore_all code path of the 4/4GB split support for non-hugemem Linux kernels on Red Hat Linux Desktop and Enterprise Linux 4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via unspecified vectors....