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Date: Sat, 01 Feb 2014 03:45:14 +0100
From: "PaX Team" <>
To:, Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: Linux 3.4+: arbitrary write with CONFIG_X86_X32 (CVE-2014-0038)

On 1 Feb 2014 at 3:02, Solar Designer wrote:

> Google is offering bounties for responsible disclosure of bugs in
> Google's software, and I guess this includes use of Linux kernel by
> Chromium OS.

exactly, and the same bugtracker is used for all chrom* products
(somewhat confusingly btw, as there's no kernel category for example
when one opens a bug ;).

>  (I don't know if this specific vulnerability was relevant
> to Google's products,

i was told that x32 wasn't enabled anywhere (yet, anyway) so they
aren't affected. 

> ... but finding a vulnerability would probably not fall under the latter
> program.

yes, that's a somewhat different kettle of fish though bugfixes may
be eligible if it's about fixing or mitigating entire classes (not
the case here obviously).

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