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CVE-2010-2240 at MITRE

Description

The do_anonymous_page function in mm/memory.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.52, 2.6.32.x before 2.6.32.19, 2.6.34.x before 2.6.34.4, and 2.6.35.x before 2.6.35.2 does not properly separate the stack and the heap, which allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code by writing to the bottom page of a shared memory segment, as demonstrated by a memory-exhaustion attack against the X.Org X server.

NVD CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Novell/SUSE information

Note from the SUSE Security Team

The SUSE Linux kernel in SUSE Linux Enterprise 9 and 11 and openSUSE contains a heap-stack gap patch which coincidently makes this problem not effective. This makes SUSE Linux Enterprise 9 and 11, and also openSUSE 11.1-11.3 not affected by this problem. SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP3 did not have this patch and has received updates.

Novell Bugzilla entries: 211997, 546062, 59807, 615929, 618152, 632737, 643986, 746947, 746949

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SLE 11 SP1 DEBUGINFO
  • xorg-x11-server-debuginfo >= 7.4-27.24.1
  • xorg-x11-server-debugsource >= 7.4-27.24.1
sle11-sp1-sdk.ia64
sle11-sp1-sdk.x86-64
sles11-sp1.ia64
sle11-sp1-sdk.ppc
sled11-sp1.x86
sles11-sp1.x86
sle11-sp1-sdk.s390x
sle11-sp1-sdk.x86
sles11-sp1.x86-64
sles11-sp1-vmware.x86
sles11-sp1-vmware.x86-64
sled11-sp1.x86-64
sles11-sp1.ppc
sles11-sp1.s390x
SAT Patch Nr: 2968
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1
  • xorg-x11-server-sdk >= 7.4-27.24.1
sle11-sp1-sdk.ia64
sle11-sp1-sdk.x86-64
sles11-sp1.ia64
sle11-sp1-sdk.ppc
sled11-sp1.x86
sles11-sp1.x86
sle11-sp1-sdk.s390x
sle11-sp1-sdk.x86
sles11-sp1.x86-64
sles11-sp1-vmware.x86
sles11-sp1-vmware.x86-64
sled11-sp1.x86-64
sles11-sp1.ppc
sles11-sp1.s390x
SAT Patch Nr: 2968
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware
  • xorg-x11-Xvnc >= 7.4-27.24.1
  • xorg-x11-server >= 7.4-27.24.1
  • xorg-x11-server-extra >= 7.4-27.24.1
sle11-sp1-sdk.ia64
sle11-sp1-sdk.x86-64
sles11-sp1.ia64
sle11-sp1-sdk.ppc
sled11-sp1.x86
sles11-sp1.x86
sle11-sp1-sdk.s390x
sle11-sp1-sdk.x86
sles11-sp1.x86-64
sles11-sp1-vmware.x86
sles11-sp1-vmware.x86-64
sled11-sp1.x86-64
sles11-sp1.ppc
sles11-sp1.s390x
SAT Patch Nr: 2968
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP3 for x86
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-xenpae >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
sles10-sp3.x86
sle10-sp3-sdk.x86
sled10-sp3.x86
sles10-sp3-debuginfo.x86
ZYPP Patch Nr: 7133
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 DEBUGINFO
  • kernel-bigsmp-debuginfo >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-debug-debuginfo >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-default-debuginfo >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-kdump-debuginfo >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-kdumppae-debuginfo >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-smp-debuginfo >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-source-debuginfo >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-vmi-debuginfo >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-vmipae-debuginfo >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-xen-debuginfo >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-xenpae-debuginfo >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
sles10-sp3.x86
sle10-sp3-sdk.x86
sled10-sp3.x86
sles10-sp3-debuginfo.x86
ZYPP Patch Nr: 7133
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP3
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-xenpae >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
sles10-sp3.x86
sle10-sp3-sdk.x86
sled10-sp3.x86
sles10-sp3-debuginfo.x86
ZYPP Patch Nr: 7133
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-kdumppae >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-vmi >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-vmipae >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-xenpae >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
sles10-sp3.x86
sle10-sp3-sdk.x86
sled10-sp3.x86
sles10-sp3-debuginfo.x86
ZYPP Patch Nr: 7133
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP3 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
sles10-sp3-debuginfo.x86-64
sled10-sp3.x86-64
sles10-sp3.x86-64
sle10-sp3-sdk.x86-64
ZYPP Patch Nr: 7137
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 DEBUGINFO
  • kernel-debug-debuginfo >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-default-debuginfo >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-kdump-debuginfo >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-smp-debuginfo >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-source-debuginfo >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-xen-debuginfo >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
sles10-sp3-debuginfo.x86-64
sled10-sp3.x86-64
sles10-sp3.x86-64
sle10-sp3-sdk.x86-64
ZYPP Patch Nr: 7137
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 10 SP3
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
sles10-sp3-debuginfo.x86-64
sled10-sp3.x86-64
sles10-sp3.x86-64
sle10-sp3-sdk.x86-64
ZYPP Patch Nr: 7137
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP3
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
sles10-sp3-debuginfo.x86-64
sled10-sp3.x86-64
sles10-sp3.x86-64
sle10-sp3-sdk.x86-64
ZYPP Patch Nr: 7137
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 DEBUGINFO
  • kernel-debug-debuginfo >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-default-debuginfo >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-source-debuginfo >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
sles10-sp3.ia64
sles10-sp3-debuginfo.ia64
sle10-sp3-sdk.ia64
ZYPP Patch Nr: 7134
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP3
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
sles10-sp3.ia64
sles10-sp3-debuginfo.ia64
sle10-sp3-sdk.ia64
ZYPP Patch Nr: 7134
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
sles10-sp3.ia64
sles10-sp3-debuginfo.ia64
sle10-sp3-sdk.ia64
ZYPP Patch Nr: 7134
SLE 11 SP2 DEBUGINFO
  • xorg-x11-server-rdp-debuginfo >= 7.3.99-3.18.2
  • xorg-x11-server-rdp-debugsource >= 7.3.99-3.18.2
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6111
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware
  • xorg-x11-server-rdp >= 7.3.99-3.18.2
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6111
Open Enterprise Server
  • XFree86-server >= 4.3.99.902-43.104
  • XFree86-server-glx >= 4.3.99.902-43.104
core9.ppc
core9.ia64
core9.x86
core9.x86-64
sles9-oes.x86
sles9-nlpos.x86
YOU Patch Nr: 12638
openSUSE 11.3
  • xorg-x11-Xvnc-debuginfo >= 7.5_1.8.0-10.3.1
  • xorg-x11-server-debuginfo >= 7.5_1.8.0-10.3.1
  • xorg-x11-server-debugsource >= 7.5_1.8.0-10.3.1
  • xorg-x11-server-extra-debuginfo >= 7.5_1.8.0-10.3.1
openSUSE 11.3
  • xorg-x11-Xvnc >= 7.5_1.8.0-10.3.1
  • xorg-x11-server >= 7.5_1.8.0-10.3.1
  • xorg-x11-server-extra >= 7.5_1.8.0-10.3.1
  • xorg-x11-server-sdk >= 7.5_1.8.0-10.3.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Moblin 2.1 DEBUGINFO
  • xorg-x11-server-debuginfo >= 7.4-27.15.31.1
  • xorg-x11-server-debugsource >= 7.4-27.15.31.1
SAT Patch Nr: 2965
SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Moblin 2.1
  • xorg-x11-Xvnc >= 7.4-27.15.31.1
  • xorg-x11-server >= 7.4-27.15.31.1
  • xorg-x11-server-extra >= 7.4-27.15.31.1
SAT Patch Nr: 2965
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP3 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP3 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 10 SP3
  • xorg-x11-Xvnc >= 6.9.0-50.67.1
  • xorg-x11-server >= 6.9.0-50.67.1
sles10-sp3.x86-64
sled10-sp3.x86-64
sles10-sp3.ia64
sles10-sp3.x86
sled10-sp3.x86
sles10-sp3.ppc
ZYPP Patch Nr: 7126
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 DEBUGINFO
  • kernel-default-debuginfo >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
sles10-sp3-debuginfo.s390x
sles10-sp3.s390x
ZYPP Patch Nr: 7136
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
sles10-sp3-debuginfo.s390x
sles10-sp3.s390x
ZYPP Patch Nr: 7136
SLE 11 SP1 DEBUGINFO
  • xorg-x11-server-dmx-debuginfo >= 7.3.99-17.11.1
  • xorg-x11-server-dmx-debugsource >= 7.3.99-17.11.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6112
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware
  • xorg-x11-server-dmx >= 7.3.99-17.11.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6112
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 DEBUGINFO
  • kernel-default-debuginfo >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-iseries64-debuginfo >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-kdump-debuginfo >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-ppc64-debuginfo >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
sle10-sp3-sdk.ppc
sles10-sp3.ppc
sles10-sp3-debuginfo.ppc
ZYPP Patch Nr: 7135
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP3
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
sle10-sp3-sdk.ppc
sles10-sp3.ppc
sles10-sp3-debuginfo.ppc
ZYPP Patch Nr: 7135
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-iseries64 >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.16.60-0.68.1
sle10-sp3-sdk.ppc
sles10-sp3.ppc
sles10-sp3-debuginfo.ppc
ZYPP Patch Nr: 7135
SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Moblin 2.0
  • xorg-x11-server-debuginfo >= 7.4-27.28.31.1
  • xorg-x11-server-debugsource >= 7.4-27.28.31.1
SAT Patch Nr: 2964
SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Moblin 2.0
  • xorg-x11-Xvnc >= 7.4-27.28.31.1
  • xorg-x11-server >= 7.4-27.28.31.1
  • xorg-x11-server-extra >= 7.4-27.28.31.1
SAT Patch Nr: 2964
SLE 11 SP1 DEBUGINFO
  • xorg-x11-server-rdp-debuginfo >= 7.3.99-3.11.10.1
  • xorg-x11-server-rdp-debugsource >= 7.3.99-3.11.10.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6113
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1
  • xorg-x11-server-rdp >= 7.3.99-3.11.10.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6113

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