Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2009 14:33:35 -0400 (EDT) From: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: parisc: isa-eeprom missing lower bound check Use CVE-2009-2846, to be filled in later. - Steve On Mon, 10 Aug 2009, Eugene Teo wrote: > loff_t is a signed type. If userspace passes a negative ppos, the > "count" range check is weakened. If ppos is negative, the readb() later > in the function will poke in random memory. Only affects if you are > using a PA-RISC kernel with CONFIG_EISA set. > > Upstream commit: > http://git.kernel.org/linus/6b4dbcd86a9d464057fcc7abe4d0574093071fcc > > Reference: > http://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/36418/ > > Thanks, Eugene >
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