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Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2012 00:19:13 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE request -- Linux kernel: mm/hotplug: failure
 in propagating hot-added memory to other nodes

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On 11/10/2012 02:36 PM, Petr Matousek wrote:
> A NULL pointer dereference flaw has been found in the way a new
> node's hot-added memory is propagated to other nodes zonelists. An
> unprivileged local user can use this flaw to crash the system.
> 
> Upstream fix: 
> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=08dff7b7d629807dbb1f398c68dd9cd58dd657a1
>
>  References: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=875374
> 
> Thanks,

Please use CVE-2012-5517 for this issue.

- -- 
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
PGP: 0x5E267993 A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993

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