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Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:13:28 -0400 (EDT)
From: cve-assign@...re.org
To: luto@...capital.net
Cc: cve-assign@...re.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE-2014-7970: Linux VFS denial of service

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> if either argument to pivot_root referred to a directory outside of
> the calling processes's chroot, then pivot_root would malfunction,
> corrupting the mount tree.

> The mitre.org description is:
[...]

We will update this based on today's disclosure of yours. The existing
text was intended to correlate with
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/10/08/21 and not
necessarily specify the attack in the most general way.

- -- 
CVE assignment team, MITRE CVE Numbering Authority
M/S M300
202 Burlington Road, Bedford, MA 01730 USA
[ PGP key available through http://cve.mitre.org/cve/request_id.html ]
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