Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2009 08:19:37 +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: flat: fix uninitialized ptr with shared libs Steven M. Christey wrote: > Use CVE-2009-2845, to be filled in soon. This has been assigned CVE-2009-2768. Duplicate CVE. Thanks, Eugene > 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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