[CentOS] Kernel NULL pointer vulnerability

Kai Schaetzl

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Fri Aug 14 13:31:27 UTC 2009

Marcus Moeller wrote on Fri, 14 Aug 2009 14:24:39 +0200:

> The only workaroud that is known to me atm is to disable the affected
> kernel modules (which should be handled with care as some of them may
> provide necessary functionality in your operating environment):

If vm.mmap_min_addr is > 0 you are also not affected, at least not by that 


CentOS 5 has it sent to 65536 by default. CentoS 4 should be vulnerable.


Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
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