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Linux Kernel up to 4.15.7 mm/hugetlb.c resv_map_release pgoff denial of service

A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in Linux Kernel up to 4.15.7 (Operating System). Affected is the function resv_map_release of the file mm/hugetlb.c. Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 2 months after the disclosure of the vulnerability.