CVE-2011-2498

MEDIUM

Description

The Linux kernel from v2.3.36 before v2.6.39 allows local unprivileged users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering creation of PTE pages.

References

http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=130923704824984&w=2

https://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-security/cve/2011/CVE-2011-2498.html

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-2498

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1167-1/

https://www.rapid7.com/db/vulnerabilities/ubuntu-USN-1383-1

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-02-20

Updated: 2020-02-25

Type: CWE-772

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM