The install_special_mapping function in mm/mmap.c in the Linux kernel
before 2.6.37-rc6 does not make an expected security_file_mmap
function call, which allows local users to bypass intended
mmap_min_addr restrictions and possibly conduct NULL pointer
dereference attacks via a crafted assembly-language application.
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BUGTRAQ:20111013 VMSA-2011-0012 VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX Service Console
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