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SCP6-1161 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2018-7740

Created: Mar 15, 2018    Updated: Aug 14, 2019
Resolved Date: Aug 14, 2019
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Kernel


The resv_map_release function in mm/hugetlb.c in the Linux kernel through 4.15.7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (BUG) via a crafted application that makes mmap system calls and has a large pgoff argument to the remap_file_pages system call.

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