CVE-2011-2521

2012-05-24T23:55:00
ID CVE-2011-2521
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2012-05-25T04:00:00

Description

The x86_assign_hw_event function in arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event.c in the Performance Events subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 does not properly calculate counter values, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via the perf program.