Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2011 15:43:01 +0200 From: Petr Matousek <pmatouse@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: coley@...us.mitre.org Subject: CVE request -- kernel: perf: fix software event overflow Hello Steve, vendors. Description: Under certain circumstances software event overflows go wrong and deadlock. Avoid trying to delete a timer from the timer callback. References: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=730706 https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/7/27/337 (reproducer) https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/7/28/284 (fix) Upstream fix: a8b0ca17b80e92faab46ee7179ba9e99ccb61233 (much larger patch that contains the hunk referenced above) Thank you, -- Petr Matousek / Red Hat Security Response Team
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