soft lockups/OOM after unix socket fixes

Credit: dann frazier
Risk: Low
Local: Yes
Remote: No
CWE: CWE-399

CVSS Base Score: 4.9/10
Impact Subscore: 6.9/10
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9/10
Exploit range: Local
Attack complexity: Low
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: None
Integrity impact: None
Availability impact: Complete

hey, I'm noticing that if I run the unix.c program from <A NAME="-1"></A>[1] in a tight loop on 2.6.28-rc5, I get frequent soft lockups. Eventually, the OOM killer kicks in and starts taking out other processes. I've posted a console log here: <A NAME="1"></A>[1] -- dann frazier -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe netdev" in the body of a message to More majordomo info at <b>[prev in list] [next in list] [<font color="#c0c0c0">prev in thread</font>] [<font color="#c0c0c0">next in thread</font>] </b> </pre> </pre><br><center> Configure | About | News | Donate | Add a list | Sponsors: 10East, KoreLogic, Terra-International, </center> </body> </html>


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