Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2011 08:09:13 +0800 From: Eugene Teo <eugene@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: CVE request: kernel: oom: fix integer overflow of points in oom_badness An integer overflow will happen on 64bit archs if task's sum of rss, swapents and nr_ptes exceeds (2^31)/1000 value. This was introduced by commit f755a04 oom: use pte pages in OOM score. This can cause a denial of service. https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/10/31/138 Eugene -- Eugene Teo / Red Hat Security Response Team
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