Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2008 13:59:50 -0400 (EDT) From: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: 184.108.40.206 security fixes, please assign CVE id On Thu, 3 Jul 2008, Marcus Meissner wrote: > > 2. > > http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.25.y.git;a=commitdiff;h=1e9a615bfce7996ea4d815d45d364b47ac6a74e8 > > is an even better one, it allows one to overflow the task struct refcount (a 32 bit atomic_t > > on the affected amd64) and cause its subsequent freeing with dangling references to it all > > over the place (including 'current' of the ptraced task itself). corresponding exploit avenues > > abound. Use CVE-2008-3077, to be filled in later. - Steve
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