Bug 812183 - CVE-2011-4621 kernel: tight loop and no preemption can cause system stall [fedora-all]
CVE-2011-4621 kernel: tight loop and no preemption can cause system stall [fe...
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Kernel Maintainer List
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: Security, SecurityTracking
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Blocks: CVE-2011-4621
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Reported: 2012-04-12 21:40 EDT by Eugene Teo (Security Response)
Modified: 2012-04-13 08:47 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-04-13 08:47:59 EDT
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Description Eugene Teo (Security Response) 2012-04-12 21:40:06 EDT
This is an automatically created tracking bug!  It was created to ensure
that one or more security vulnerabilities are fixed in affected Fedora
versions.

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[bug automatically created by: add-tracking-bugs]
Comment 1 Josh Boyer 2012-04-13 08:47:59 EDT
This was fixed with upstream commit f26f9aff6aaf67e9a430d16c266f91b13a5bff64.  That is contained in the 2.6.37 kernel.  All Fedora branches are using kernels newer than 2.6.37.

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