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Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 00:09:23 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
CC: Greg KH <>, "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE request - kernel: ima: fix null pointer dereference

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.

Eugene Teo / Red Hat Security Response Team

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