Bug 509629 - kernel: fd leak if pipe() is called with an invalid address [mrg-1]
kernel: fd leak if pipe() is called with an invalid address [mrg-1]
Product: Red Hat Enterprise MRG
Classification: Red Hat
Component: realtime-kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
high Severity high
: 1.1.5
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Assigned To: Red Hat Real Time Maintenance
David Sommerseth
Depends On: 509625
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Reported: 2009-07-04 04:11 EDT by Eugene Teo (Security Response)
Modified: 2016-05-22 19:28 EDT (History)
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Clone Of: 509625
Last Closed: 2009-07-14 15:11:46 EDT
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Description Eugene Teo (Security Response) 2009-07-04 04:11:14 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #509625 +++

Description of problem:
fd leak if pipe() is called with an invalid address.

Though -EFAULT is returned, the file descriptors opened by pipe() call are left open.

Comment 2 Eugene Teo (Security Response) 2009-07-04 04:20:56 EDT
Comment 3 Luis Claudio R. Goncalves 2009-07-06 11:12:13 EDT
Applied to kernel -124
Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2009-07-14 15:11:46 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
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