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Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2009 09:41:47 +0100
From: Miklos Vajna <>
Subject: Re: CVE request -- Linux kernel irda driver buffer

On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 07:46:27AM +0000, Mark J Cox <> wrote:
> This doesn't seem to have any security implications; it's a single null 
> byte overflow that happens all the time (not under control of an 
> attacker), and from looking at the function that null byte isn't going to 
> overwrite anything that would lead to a security consequence.
> So it looks to me like a bug, no CVE.

Hrm, OK.

Thanks for the correction.

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