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Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2011 11:55:11 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <eugene@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com>,
        "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>
Subject: CVE-2011-1479 (was Re: CVE request: kernel: inotify
 memory leak)

On 04/11/2011 11:32 AM, Eugene Teo wrote:
> On 11/24/2010 09:17 PM, Josh Bressers wrote:
>>
>> ----- "Eugene Teo"<eugene@...hat.com> 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: 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
>>
>> Please use CVE-2010-4250
>
> A regression was found. We assigned it with CVE-2011-1479. Fix for it
> can be found at: http://git.kernel.org/linus/d0de4dc5. More info here:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/CVE-2011-1479.

Repost just to make the subject clearer.

Eugene
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