Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2010 09:47:11 -0700 From: dann frazier <dannf@...nf.org> To: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, drbd-dev@...ts.linbit.com, drbd-user@...ts.linbit.com Subject: Re: [Drbd-dev] CVE request: kernel: connector security bypass On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 10:34:52AM +0100, Lars Ellenberg wrote: > On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 03:18:08PM -0700, dann frazier wrote: > > On Mon, Nov 02, 2009 at 11:37:21AM +0000, Mark J Cox wrote: > > > On Mon, 2 Nov 2009, Eugene Teo wrote: > > > > > > >1/ uvesafb/connector: Disallow unprivileged users to send netlink packets > > > >upstream commit: cc44578b5a508889beb8ae3ccd4d2bbdf17bc86c > > > >introduced in v2.6.24-rc1; fixed in v2.6.32-rc3 > > > > > > > >2/ pohmelfs/connector: Disallow unprivileged users to configure pohmelfs > > > >upstream commit: 98a5783af02f4c9b87b676d7bbda6258045cfc76 > > > >(staging/experimental) > > > > > > > >3/ dst/connector: Disallow unprivileged users to configure dst > > > >upstream commit: 5788c56891cfb310e419c4f9ae20427851797431 > > > >(staging/experimental) > > > > > > > >4/ dm/connector: Only process connector packages from privileged processes > > > >upstream commit: 24836479a126e02be691e073c2b6cad7e7ab836a > > > >introduced in v2.6.31-rc1; fixed in v2.6.32-rc3 > > > > > > >References: > > > >http://secunia.com/advisories/37113/ > > > >http://xorl.wordpress.com/2009/10/31/linux-kernel-multiple-capabilities-missing-checks/ > > > > Debian provides an out-of-tree drbd module (drbd8), and it appears to > > be affected by this issue as well. I assume we need to allocate an > > additional CVE ID for it? > > Maybe just go to current upstream drbd 8.3.7? Lars, Thanks for the suggestion. That is a possible solution for our next release of Debian (as is moving to the in-tree version), but for our current stable release we have backported "just-the-fix" as required by our security update policy. -- dann frazier
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