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Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2009 14:33:35 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <>
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:
> Reference:
> Thanks, Eugene

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