Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2008 20:55:24 -0500 (EST) From: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> To: Eugene Teo <eugeneteo@...nel.sg> cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: applicom: fix an unchecked user ioctl range On Wed, 10 Dec 2008, Eugene Teo wrote: > Steve, can you please assign a CVE name. Thanks. > > http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11408 > http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=a7be18d Can the affected IOCTL be accessed by malicious attackers? If it's protected in some sense, maybe it doesn't cross privilege boundaries. Although Linus does mention an "unchecked user ioctl range." - Steve
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