Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 11:03:03 -0400 From: "Michael K. Johnson" <johnsonm@...th.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: inotify local DoS On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 02:27:36PM +0800, Eugene Teo wrote: > On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 1:41 AM, Michael K. Johnson <johnsonm@...th.com> wrote: > > On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 08:39:33PM -0400, Steven M. Christey wrote: > [...] > > In the 2.6.27.y stable releases, this affects 188.8.131.52 and earlier. > > In the 2.6.28.y stable releases, this affects 184.108.40.206 and earlier. > > The problem occurs between upstream commits 16dbc6c96163 and 3632dee2f8b8. Thanks, Eugene! More interpretation for those looking at various kernel versions for those changes: 16dbc6c96163 was introduced between 2.6.27-rc8 and 2.6.27-rc9, so 2.6.26 and earlier are not affected. The change represented by 16dbc6c96163 was also not imported into the 2.6.26.y stable release tree during its lifetime, so no 2.6.26.y releases are affected either.
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