CVE-2011-2183

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Date: June 13, 2012

Race condition in the scan_get_next_rmap_item function in mm/ksm.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39.3, when Kernel SamePage Merging (KSM) is enabled, allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application.

Language: C

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Weakness Type (CWE)

Race Conditions

CWE-362

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CVSS v2

Base Score:
Access Vector (AV): LOCAL
Access Complexity (AC): HIGH
Authentication (AU): NONE
Confidentiality (C): NONE
Integrity (I): NONE
Availability (A): COMPLETE
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