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Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2008 13:59:50 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: security fixes, please assign CVE id

On Thu, 3 Jul 2008, Marcus Meissner wrote:

> > 2.
> >;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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