The Linux kernel 2.6.24 and 2.6.25 before 188.8.131.52 allows local users
to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number
of calls to the get_user_pages function, which lacks a ZERO_PAGE
optimization and results in allocation of "useless newly zeroed
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MLIST:[linux-kernel] 20080430 Re: Page Faults slower in 2.6.25-rc9 than 2.6.23
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