Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2008 10:52:10 -0400 (EDT) From: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com cc: coley@...re.org Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: local keyboard DoS through LED switching On Fri, 5 Sep 2008, Eugene Teo wrote: > This old issue needs a CVE name. > > "[PATCH] Input: atkbd - throttle LED switching > > On some boxes keyboard controllers are too slow to withstand > continuous flow of requests to turn keyboard LEDs on and off > and start losing some keypresses or even all of them. Can this be exploited by anyone except the person sitting at the keyboard? - Steve
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