The add_del_listener function in kernel/taskstats.c in the Linux kernel
22.214.171.124 and earlier does not prevent multiple registrations of exit
handlers, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory and
CPU consumption), and bypass the OOM Killer, via a crafted application.
*** Bug 385933 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
There are no longer any 2.x kernels available in the repository with the exception of sys-kernel/xbox-sources which is unsupported by security.