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Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2010 17:29:30 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
CC: "Steven M. Christey" <>
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: (this test case is only 
relevant if c44dcc56 (v2.6.34-rc1) is backported)

Issue was introduced in 63c882a0 (v2.6.31-rc1).

Thanks, Eugene

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