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Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2012 22:36:59 +0100
From: Petr Matousek <>
Subject: CVE request -- Linux kernel: mm/hotplug: failure in propagating
 hot-added memory to other nodes

A NULL pointer dereference flaw has been found in the way a new node's
hot-added memory is propagated to other nodes zonelists. An unprivileged
local user can use this flaw to crash the system.

Upstream fix:;a=commitdiff;h=08dff7b7d629807dbb1f398c68dd9cd58dd657a1


Petr Matousek / Red Hat Security Response Team

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