Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 296151
Easy DoS by setroubleshootd
Last modified: 2011-05-25 11:01:38 EDT
Setroubleshood eats a lot of memory causing OOM. Attacker is able to perform a
lot of HTTP requests with permission denied messages by SELinux and running
setroubleshootd daemon will eats all available memory (2GB RAM + 4GB in swap in
This problem should be addressed by the new setroubleshoot 2.0 series scheduled
for inclusion in the RHEL 5.2 update.