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Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2010 01:51:15 -0400
From: Moritz Muehlenhoff <>
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: kernel: [PARISC] led.c - fix potential stack
 overflow in led_proc_write()

On Tue, Aug 03, 2010 at 11:46:58AM +0800, Eugene Teo wrote:
> Ilja reported way back in Nov 2007. A writer to /proc/pdc/led(?) can
> cause the kernel to consume an unbounded amount of stack, and result
> in stack corruption.
> If you need a CVE name, change the subject to indicate that. We are
> not requesting one as we do not support the PA-RISC architecture in
> our distribution.

Debian supports hppa. 

Steven, please assign a CVE ID.


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