Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2009 08:57:04 +0800 From: Eugene Teo <eugene@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: cfg80211: missing NULL pointer checks Eugene Teo wrote: > Jon Oberheide wrote: >> On Fri, 2009-08-14 at 17:33 -0600, dann frazier wrote: > [...] >> Also would be nice to get one for the cfg80211 issue: >> http://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/41218/ >> >> Reproducer: >> http://jon.oberheide.org/files/cfg80211-remote-dos.c > > Thanks Jon. > > "These pointers can be NULL, the is_mesh() case isn't ever hit in the > current kernel, but cmp_ies() can be hit under certain conditions." > > Upstream commit: > http://git.kernel.org/linus/cd3468bad96c00b5a512f551674f36776129520e It only affects the kernels v2.6.30-rc1 onwards. FYI. Eugene
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