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Re: CVE request -- Linux kernel: mm/hotplug: failure in propagating hot-added memory to other nodes
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried () redhat com>
Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2012 00:19:13 -0700

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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.

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Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
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