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Date: Sun, 19 Apr 2015 22:21:00 -0400
From: Dan McDonald <>
Cc: Dan McDonald <>
Subject: CVE request

Illumos bug #5853 (, now fixed, can be exploited to escalate privilege.  It's not easy to do so, but it is enough to cause concern and ask for a CVE number.

At least two distros already have this fix in place.  I'd appreciate a CVE number (and if possible a way to request these on a non-public list... sorry if I missed the FAQ).

Dan McDonald -- OmniOS Engineering & illumos Security POC

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