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Date: Sat, 6 Jun 2009 13:46:59 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <>
cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: sparc64: Fix crash with

Name: CVE-2009-1914
Status: Candidate
Reference: MLIST:[oss-security] 20090603 CVE request: kernel: sparc64: Fix crash with /proc/iomem
Reference: URL:
Reference: CONFIRM:;a=commit;h=192d7a4667c6d11d1a174ec4cad9a3c5d5f9043c
Reference: CONFIRM:

The pci_register_iommu_region function in
arch/sparc/kernel/pci_common.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.29 on
the sparc64 platform allows local users to cause a denial of service
(system crash) by reading the /proc/iomem file, related to
uninitialized pointers and the request_resource function.

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