DescriptionThe memory resource controller (aka memcg) in the Linux kernel allows local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock) by spawning new processes within a memory-constrained cgroup.
Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
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Note from the SUSE Security TeamThis issue affects SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 kernels. It is however an attack that requires constant attacker work to be persistant and can be resolved by an administrator. As it is a difficult fix to backport and also changes API semantics, we will not fix this issue for SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 at this time. SUSE Bugzilla entry: 928128 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX] No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.
Status of this issue by product and package
Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3||kernel-source||Ignore|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3||kernel-source||Ignore|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3||kernel-source||Ignore|