Adrian Bunk writes:
> The issue described in  is still present and unfixed (and even the
> fix there wasn't complete since it didn't cover SMP).
> Thanks to Riku Voipio for noting that it is still unfixed.
>  http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/8/1/474
I think calling it a local DoS may make people take it
The problem is not related to attacks or malice.
It's NORMAL futex usage on the affected architectures
that's broken and will throw the kernel into a loop.