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Date: Tue, 29 Dec 2009 22:21:01 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <eugene@...hat.com>
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 12/29/2009 10:12 AM, Eugene Teo wrote:
> 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

Issue #3
I noticed that the e1000e driver also needs a similar fix as issue #1.
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=551214

Progress on the patches can be found in either of the two bugs.

Thanks, Eugene
-- 
Eugene Teo / Red Hat Security Response Team

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