Home page logo

oss-sec logo oss-sec mailing list archives

CVE request -- kernel: perf: fix software event overflow
From: Petr Matousek <pmatouse () redhat com>
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2011 15:43:01 +0200

Hello Steve, vendors.

Under certain circumstances software event overflows go wrong and
deadlock. Avoid trying to delete a timer from the timer callback.

https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/7/27/337 (reproducer)
https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/7/28/284 (fix)

Upstream fix:
a8b0ca17b80e92faab46ee7179ba9e99ccb61233 (much larger patch that
contains the hunk referenced above)

Thank you,
Petr Matousek / Red Hat Security Response Team

  By Date           By Thread  

Current thread:
[ Nmap | Sec Tools | Mailing Lists | Site News | About/Contact | Advertising | Privacy ]