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Date: Wed, 19 May 2010 09:10:13 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
CC: Greg KH <>, "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: cifs: cifs_create() NULL
 pointer dereference

>> The code that introduced this is upstream commit c3b2a0c6. Any
>> kernel version from v2.6.29-rc6 onwards are affected.
> Am I correct in that I do not see a fix for this in the upstream kernel
> repository yet?

Yes. IIRC, the developers don't think this is exploitable. I didn't look 
at this further as it has a lower priority for me and our supported 
kernels are not affected.


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