Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2008 17:41:44 +0800 From: Eugene Teo <eteo@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: Unix sockets kernel panic Eugene Teo wrote: > We need a CVE name for this issue. This was reported in netdev today. > > "The following code causes a kernel panic on Linux 2.6.26: > http://darkircop.org/unix.c > > I haven't investigated the bug so I'm not sure what is causing it, and > don't know if it's exploitable. The code passes unix sockets from one > process to another using unix sockets. The bug probably has to do > with closing file descriptors." > > http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=122593044330973&w=2 > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470201 > > There isn't a fix yet. Dave is working on it. There's a fix now. Upstream commits: f8d570a, 3b53fbf, and 6209344. https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470201#c10 https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470201#c14 https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470201#c9 https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470201#c13 Thanks, Eugene
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