Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2010 17:29:30 +0800 From: Eugene Teo <eugene@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: CVE request: kernel: inotify memory leak 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: http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/11/23/418 (this test case is only relevant if c44dcc56 (v2.6.34-rc1) is backported) Issue was introduced in 63c882a0 (v2.6.31-rc1). https://bugzilla.redhat.com/656830 Thanks, Eugene
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