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Date: Tue, 03 Aug 2010 16:18:26 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
CC: Moritz Muehlenhoff <>,
        "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: CVE request - kernel: [PARISC] led.c - fix potential stack overflow
 in led_proc_write()

On 08/03/2010 01:51 PM, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
> 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.

Changed the subject to make sure we don't miss this.

main(i) { putchar(182623909 >> (i-1) * 5&31|!!(i<7)<<6) && main(++i); }

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