Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2010 08:15:32 -0800 From: Greg KH <greg@...ah.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE request - kernel: ima: fix null pointer dereference On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 12:09:23AM +0800, Eugene Teo wrote: > On 02/09/2010 11:56 PM, Greg KH wrote: > >On Mon, Feb 08, 2010 at 09:30:48AM +0800, Eugene Teo wrote: > >>Was cc'ed this in a couple of kernel mailing lists. > >> > >>This was introduced in 6c21a7fb4 (v2.6.33-rc1). > > > >Do we need CVE numbers for issues that never showed up in a released > >kernel version? I don't see how this could affect anyone, unless they > >were foolish enough to ship a product on a non-released kernel :) > > You got a point there, but I requested this in order to keep track > of security issues that we might need to backport in our future > kernels. Fair enough, that makes sense. Although anyone backporting ima code needs to seriously consider the lunacy of what they are doing :) good luck, greg k-h
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