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Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2011 10:27:10 +0530
From: Huzaifa Sidhpurwala <huzaifas@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: oom: use pte pages in OOM
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On 06/28/2011 09:32 AM, Eugene Teo wrote:
> PTE pages are invisible memory user. A local, unprivileged user could
> leverage this flaw to trigger a denial of service. AFAIK, this was
> introduced in a63d83f427f (v2.6.36-rc1), fixed in f755a042d (v2.6.39-rc6).
> 
> http://git.kernel.org/linus/a63d83f427f
> http://git.kernel.org/linus/f755a042d
> 

Assigned CVE-2011-2498


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Huzaifa Sidhpurwala / Red Hat Security Response Team

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