The shmem_delete_inode function in mm/shmem.c in the tmpfs
implementation in the Linux kernel before 220.127.116.11 allows local users
to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a certain sequence of
file create, remove, and overwrite operations, as demonstrated by the
insserv program, related to allocation of "useless pages" and improper
maintenance of the i_blocks count.
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MLIST:[linux-kernel] 20080726 tmpfs: kernel BUG at mm/shmem.c:814
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