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Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2013 15:53:36 -0700
From: Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
To: Ryan Mallon <rmallon@...il.com>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>, Andrew Morton
 <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>, eldad@...refinery.com, Jiri Kosina
 <jkosina@...e.cz>,  jgunthorpe@...idianresearch.com, Dan Rosenberg
 <dan.j.rosenberg@...il.com>,  Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>, Alexander
 Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>, "Eric W. Biederman"
 <ebiederm@...ssion.com>, George Spelvin <linux@...izon.com>, 
 "kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com"
 <kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com>, "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org"
 <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, Rob Landley <rob@...dley.net>, Ingo Molnar
 <mingo@...e.hu>, linux-doc@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4] vsprintf: Check real user/group id for %pK

On Tue, 2013-10-15 at 09:38 +1100, Ryan Mallon wrote:
> This is a temporary solution only, but fixes a minor security hole when
> kptr_restrict=1. I am working to fix this properly, but there is still
> some discussion around how to achieve this, see here:

Glad you changed your mind.


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