CVE-2008-2372

2008-07-02T16:41:00
ID CVE-2008-2372
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2017-09-29T01:31:00

Description

The Linux kernel 2.6.24 and 2.6.25 before 2.6.25.9 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of calls to the get_user_pages function, which lacks a ZERO_PAGE optimization and results in allocation of "useless newly zeroed pages."