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Date: Mon, 06 Jun 2011 11:56:34 +0530
From: Huzaifa Sidhpurwala <>
CC: Eugene Teo <>,
        "stev >> \"Steven M. Christey\"" <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: set cred->user_ns in key_replace_session_keyring

On 06/03/2011 12:10 PM, Eugene Teo wrote:
> new->user_ns is uninitialised if the cred is not created with
> copy_creds(). If I'm not mistaken, this was introduced by
> 47a150edc2ae734c0f4bf50aa19499 (v2.6.39).
> Thread starts from;
> Proposed patch:
> Thanks, Eugene

This has been assigned CVE-2011-2184

Huzaifa Sidhpurwala / Red Hat Security Response Team

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