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Date: Thu, 02 Sep 2010 13:52:15 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
CC: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: CVE-2010-2960 kernel: keyctl_session_to_parent null ptr deref

Reported by Tavis Ormandy.

Patches (not in upstream yet):

You might need to comment out all the pam_keyinit calls in /etc/pam.d/ 
to reproduce the problem if the version of the kernel you are using is 

Introduced via upstream commit ee18d64c (v2.6.32-rc1).


Thanks, Eugene
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