Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2010 18:54:39 -0600 From: dann frazier <dannf@...ian.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>, ben@...adent.org.uk Subject: Re: kernel: [PARISC] led.c - fix potential stack overflow in led_proc_write() On Tue, Aug 03, 2010 at 01:51:15AM -0400, 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. > > > > http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-parisc/msg02960.html > > > > 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. Ben Hutchings pointed out that this file is only writeable by root - can it therefore be considered a security issue? -- dann frazier
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