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Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2013 19:39:23 +0100
From: Mathias Krause <>
Cc: Eric Dumazet <>, "David S. Miller" <>, 
	Brad Spengler <>
Subject: CVE Request: kernel -- local DOS (endless loop with interrupts disabled)


Eric Dumazet recently fixed a local DOS in commit 77c1090 "net: fix
infinite loop in __skb_recv_datagram()"? An unprivileged local user
can easily trigger this bug and lock-up the system.

A reproducer is attached.


View attachment "sock_lock.c" of type "text/x-csrc" (1030 bytes)

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