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Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2010 18:15:42 -0400
From: Michael Gilbert <>
Subject: Re: kernel: hvc_console: Fix race between hvc_close
 and hvc_remove

On Thu, 04 Mar 2010 17:03:58 +0800 Eugene Teo wrote:

> Heads-up. You might want to backport this if your kernel is affected. We 
> are not requesting a CVE name for this as it does not affect any of our 
> Red Hat supported kernels.

are you sure about this?  i see the vulnerable code upstream in both
2.6.26 and 2.6.32.  does redhat not ship hvc in their kernels?  i think
this should get a cve id because the more vanilla distros will have
shipped with this included.


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