fs/direct-io.c in the dio subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.23
does not properly zero out the dio struct, which allows local users to
cause a denial of service (OOPS), as demonstrated by a certain fio
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MLIST:[linux-kernel] 20070731 Re: [PATCH] add check do_direct_IO() return val
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