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Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2010 08:17:10 -0500 (EST)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: inotify memory leak

----- "Eugene Teo" <> wrote:

> Reported by Vegard Nossum, if inotify_init is unable to allocate a new
> file for the new inotify group we leak the new group.
> Reproducer: (this test case is
> only 
> relevant if c44dcc56 (v2.6.34-rc1) is backported)
> Issue was introduced in 63c882a0 (v2.6.31-rc1).

Please use CVE-2010-4250



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