Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2008 14:51:16 -0400 (EDT) From: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: don't allow splice() to files opened with O_APPEND On Mon, 13 Oct 2008, Eugene Teo wrote: > "[PATCH] Don't allow splice() to files opened with O_APPEND > > But Miklos convinced me that we should at least give it some thought, > and that accepting writes at arbitrary offsets is wrong at least for > IS_APPEND() files (which always have O_APPEND set, even if the reverse > isn't true: you can obviously have O_APPEND set on a regular file). Use CVE-2008-4554, to be filled in later. - Steve
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