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Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2011 09:08:22 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
Subject: Re: CVE request -- kernel: perf: fix software event

On 08/15/2011 09:43 PM, Petr Matousek wrote:
> 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:
> (reproducer)
> (fix)
> Upstream fix:
> a8b0ca17b80e92faab46ee7179ba9e99ccb61233 (much larger patch that
> contains the hunk referenced above)

Use CVE-2011-2918.

Thanks, Eugene

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