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    SubjectRe: thoughts on kernel security issues
    William Lee Irwin III <> wrote:
    >> Most of the local DoS's I'm aware of are memory management -related,
    >> i.e. user- triggerable proliferation of pinned kernel data structures.

    On Wed, Jan 12, 2005 at 10:54:12PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > Well. A heck of a lot of the DoS opportunities we've historically seen
    > involved memory leaks, deadlocks or making the kernel go oops or BUG with
    > locks held or with kernel memory allocated.

    I'd consider those even more severe.

    -- wli
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