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#55 mksquashfs exhaust all file descriptors in system on more pseudo files

v1.0 (example)
closed-fixed
nobody
mksquashfs (1)
5
2014-05-15
2014-01-30
ZPavel
No

Failed command:
mksquashfs /dev/null test.sqfs -pf content.list -e /dev/null
with content.list:


f0 f 444 0 0 dd if=/dev/urandom bs=1k count=1
.... repeated lines ....
fN f 444 0 0 dd if=/dev/urandom bs=1k count=1


Where N - big number (1000..5000...)
This command exhaust all file descriptors on system and fail.
OS Linux (Debian 7, Gentoo ...)

Discussion

    • status: open --> closed-fixed
     
  • Fixed in Squashfs tools 4.3