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Date: Tue, 29 Dec 2009 10:12:55 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <eugeneteo@...nel.sg>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>
Subject: Re: CVE requests - kernel security regressions for
 CVE-2009-1385/and -1389

On 12/28/2009 03:47 PM, Eugene Teo wrote:
> http://events.ccc.de/congress/2009/Fahrplan//events/3596.en.html
>
> In Fabian's talk, he describes two kernel NIC driver issues:
>
> Issue #1
> Fabian claimed that CVE-2009-1385 has an incorrect fix:
> http://git.kernel.org/linus/ea30e11970a96cfe5e32c03a29332554573b4a10.
[...]
> Issue #2
> The fix for CVE-2009-1389 regarding the r8169 driver introduces a
> similar security problem as this:
> http://git.kernel.org/linus/fdd7b4c3302c93f6833e338903ea77245eb510b4 is
> a revert of this:
> http://git.kernel.org/linus/126fa4b9ca5d9d7cb7d46f779ad3bd3631ca387c.

Patches update can be found here:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=550907#c4

Thanks, Eugene

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