Openwall GNU/*/Linux - a small security-enhanced Linux distro for servers
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2014 20:30:04 +0200
From: Petr Matousek <>
Subject: Re: Re: CVE request: Linux Kernel, two security issues

On Sun, Mar 30, 2014 at 05:42:52PM -0400, wrote:
> >
> > 
> > The vulnerability is caused due to a race condition error in the 
> > "ath_tx_aggr_sleep()" function (drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/xmit.c), which 
> > can be exploited to cause a crash.
> >
> >
> >
> Use CVE-2014-2672.

FWIW, there's also second commit mentioned in the bugzilla,
that also fixes a crash.

It is questionable how the attacker can trigger these bugs differently
than normal (high load) usage on a smp box.

Petr Matousek / Red Hat Security Response Team
PGP: 0xC44977CA 8107 AF16 A416 F9AF 18F3  D874 3E78 6F42 C449 77CA

Powered by blists - more mailing lists

Your e-mail address:

Please check out the Open Source Software Security Wiki, which is counterpart to this mailing list.

Powered by Openwall GNU/*/Linux - Powered by OpenVZ