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Re: CVE Request: kernel -- local DOS (endless loop with interrupts disabled)
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried () redhat com>
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2013 22:06:51 -0700

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On 02/14/2013 11:39 AM, Mathias Krause wrote:
Hi,

Eric Dumazet recently fixed a local DOS in commit 77c1090 "net:
fix infinite loop in __skb_recv_datagram()"? An unprivileged local
user can easily trigger this bug and lock-up the system.

A reproducer is attached.

Thanks, Mathias

Nice, I can confirm this works quite well on Fedora 18.

Please use CVE-2013-0290 for this issue.

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Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
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