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Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2010 15:23:46 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
Subject: Re: CVE-2010-1146 kernel: reiserfs priv escalation

On 04/09/2010 11:12 AM, Eugene Teo wrote:
> 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


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