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Date: Sun, 24 Jan 2016 07:47:46 +0100
From: Salvatore Bonaccorso <>
To: OSS Security Mailinglist <>
Subject: CVE Request: Linux: fuse: possible denial of service in


Can you assign a CVE for the following issue found

> A patch was posted to fix an issue regarding unkillable task eating
> CPU.
> The problem is in the fuse_fill_write_pages() function.  When a user
> calls the sys_writev syscall with specially crafted sequence of iovs
> the kernel function may never terminate and continue in a tight loop,
> the process is unable to be killed.

Introduced in:

Fixed by:


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