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Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2009 09:56:44 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
CC: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE-2009-1883 kernel: missing capability check
 in z90crypt

Eugene Teo wrote:
> There is a missing capability check in the z90crypt driver in the Linux 
> kernel. This missing check could allow a local, unprivileged user to 
> bypass intended capability restrictions. Thanks to Solar Designer for 
> reporting this issue to us.
> Note that this does not affect upstream anymore.


Thanks, Eugene

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