Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2010 11:32:40 -0500 (EST) From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: mm: mem allocated invisible to oom_kill() when not attached to any threads Please use CVE-2010-4243 Thanks. -- JB ----- "Eugene Teo" <eugene@...hat.com> wrote: > This is the OOM dodging issue that can be triggered with Brad's > reproducer at http://grsecurity.net/~spender/64bit_dos.c. Written > in the comments: "The second bug here is that the memory usage > explodes > within the kernel from a single 128k allocation in userland The > explosion of memory isn't accounted for by any task so it won't be > terminated by the OOM killer." > > I don't recall seeing a CVE name assigned to this, so please assign > one. > Upstream is still attempting to fix this. > > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=625688#c0 > > Thanks, Eugene
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