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Kernel security, year to date

Kernel security, year to date

Posted Sep 10, 2008 15:25 UTC (Wed) by willy (subscriber, #9762)
In reply to: Kernel security, year to date by ebiederm
Parent article: Kernel security, year to date

Failing to kfree() memory that was previously kmalloced() isn't a security hole, just a memory leak that will eventually force you to reboot.


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Kernel security, year to date

Posted Sep 10, 2008 23:49 UTC (Wed) by nix (subscriber, #2304) [Link]

If an external attacker can force you to do that it's a DoS. (But you knew
that.)


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