Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2011 19:05:13 -0600 From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: Eugene Teo <eugene@...hat.com>, "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: oom: fix integer overflow of points in oom_badness On 10/31/2011 06:09 PM, Eugene Teo wrote: > 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 Please use CVE-2011-4097 for this issue -- -Kurt Seifried / Red Hat Security Response Team
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