Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2014 17:27:22 -0700 From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Linux 3.4+: arbitrary write with CONFIG_X86_X32 (CVE-2014-0038) -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 On 01/31/2014 09:34 AM, rf@...eap.de wrote: >>>>>> "SD" == Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> writes: > > SD> Hi, This issue was brought to linux-distros and security@... 2 > SD> days ago via the message quoted below, and it was just made SD> > public at 22:00 UTC today (two hours ago) via grsecurity and PaX > SD> (who were the ones to find the issue). Normally, the person > who SD> brought this to linux-distros would be the one responsible > to SD> bring the issue to oss-security as soon as the issue is > public, SD> but Kees does not appear to be around at the moment and > the SD> issue is critical enough that I find it inappropriate to > delay SD> this posting by a few hours more, hence I am doing Kees' > job by SD> posting this in here. > > SD> This is CVE-2014-0038 (assigned shortly after Kees sent the SD> > message below). I will also include PaX Team's revised patch SD> > below. > > Are you sure this is the correct CVE? It was assigned already > beginning of Dec. last year. > > Roland > According to the Wikipedia entry on CVE (which I rewrote =): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_Vulnerabilities_and_Exposures#Date_Entry_Created ======= Date Entry Created This is the date the entry was created. Please note that for CVEs assigned directly by Mitre this is the date Mitre created the CVE entry. For CVEs assigned by CNAs (e.g. Microsoft, Oracle, HP, Red Hat, etc.) this is also the date the entry was create by Mitre, not by the CNA. So in the case where a CNA requests a block of CVE numbers in advance (e.g. Red Hat currently requests CVEs in blocks of 500) the entry date would be when that CVE is assigned to the CNA. The CVE itself may not be used for days, weeks, months or even possibly years (e.g. Red Hat maintains blocks of CVEs for older security issues in Open Source software that were not assigned a CVEs yet). ======= So late last year I asked for and received a block of 2014 CVE's from Mitre which we are now assigning as issues come to light. So yeah, we're all good. - -- Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT) PGP: 0x5E267993 A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1 iQIcBAEBAgAGBQJS7D9qAAoJEBYNRVNeJnmTX4gQAKok67l2lqOoXWA60ov4NZX2 J+Y714dqOo7hOH08AaERkr+OXft1oDH4mTfR9FFXEIyyqOOquxeaJHguUBtITZSv 53eWBoQXsZVaU33gCwjEL/HlmoBLV5PyB6wyzNquwCMQjVH7S7Ch3oq45n44OJ8l 9cnUpIkGOpAIVD8dGxpc4ANmYYIsDCS4NkZKYxILJl90VPMBK5Kd4lZtY9SSvZuE dpeg/JlNFSFdS4UJrfJekjIJyT28Z46DvJ4Q8y9YRW5te6eTKIn6N178taMGAmUc lkmKU7A0zrPET+uegy3hTZFh8NZK8DzTK6q7+BDzyU6+R+Y19M+lxmGgOvM/Ddwr scoWeS6K8XGfMKG5J/20m0k4WQMe2IUyBay1VuC1LfbGVZGWCUVadeFKM9i+bKUx F5atdFtXkjtxSvbxbeAAIM8t+GIYbPeklvgP50nKwyDNkvz4dYOIJklxsqVJWoDy 5Ns0vQ2ZPCCL4GE9D4i9A8xBU2i1O0DDSWpi1Lsvho7l3TmL5XSDdN49QYQLpVYq rvtibr62vPlN92b013UwVvZwtN3BWG6p/5eVxPwYicesDgRFOontTxTBULC2olQX pfpmMInkZ2BKz5ZN4I6odJWOZ5LgN/cyJW/nvY7QXzwwrb0FSUchEjjJvOveJkEo xscCJrVfQl67y7FF2k1v =ypIU -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
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