The (1) sparc_mmap_check function in arch/sparc/kernel/sys_sparc.c and
the (2) sparc64_mmap_check function in
arch/sparc64/kernel/sys_sparc.c, in the Linux kernel 2.4 before
188.8.131.52 and 2.6 before 184.108.40.206, omit some virtual-address range (aka
span) checks when the mmap MAP_FIXED bit is not set, which allows
local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via unspecified mmap
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MLIST:[git-commits-head] 20080507 sparc: Fix mmap VA span checking.
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