The pipe_fcntl function in fs/pipe.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37
does not properly determine whether a file is a named pipe, which
allows local users to cause a denial of service via an F_SETPIPE_SZ
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20101130 CVE request: kernel: pipe_fcntl local DoS
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