fs/splice.c in the splice subsystem in the Linux kernel before
188.8.131.52 does not properly handle a failure of the
add_to_page_cache_lru function, and subsequently attempts to unlock a
page that was not locked, which allows local users to cause a denial
of service (kernel BUG and system crash), as demonstrated by the fio
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MLIST:[linux-kernel] 20070720 [PATCH] splice: fix bad unlock_page() in error case
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