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Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2010 11:12:57 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
Subject: CVE-2010-1146 kernel: reiserfs priv escalation

Credit: Matt McCutchen. The kernel allows processes to access the 
internal ".reiserfs_priv" directory at the top of a reiserfs filesystem 
which is used to store xattrs. Permissions are not enforced in that 
tree, so unprivileged users can view and potentially modify the xattrs 
on arbitrary files.

CERT/CC (, report ID VRF#G7I2H94M

Thanks, Eugene

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