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CVE ID:CVE-2011-2484
Description:The add_del_listener function in kernel/taskstats.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.39.1 and earlier does not prevent multiple registrations of exit handlers, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption), and bypass the OOM Killer, via a crafted application.
Test IDs: 1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.70156   1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.70303   1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.70450  
Cross References: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2484
BugTraq ID: 48383
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48383
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=715436
http://lists.openwall.net/linux-kernel/2011/06/16/605
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/06/22/1
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/06/22/2
XForce ISS Database: kernel-taskstats-dos(68150)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/68150




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