Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2009 14:32:49 -0400 (EDT) From: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com cc: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: flat: fix uninitialized ptr with shared libs Use CVE-2009-2845, to be filled in soon. On Thu, 13 Aug 2009, Eugene Teo wrote: > The new credentials code broke load_flat_shared_library() as it now uses > an uninitialised cred pointer, leading to a NULL pointer dereference. > This can be triggered by running a shared flat binary. > > kernel/cred.c was introduced in v2.6.29-rc1 IIRC. > > Upstream commit: > http://git.kernel.org/linus/3440625d78711bee41a84cf29c3d8c579b522666 > > References: > http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/6/22/91 > http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.hardware.blackfin.kernel.devel/1905 > > Thanks, Eugene >
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