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Date: Thu, 04 Nov 2010 17:59:24 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <eugene@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Dan Rosenberg <dan.j.rosenberg@...il.com>
Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: CAN information leak

On 11/04/2010 06:19 AM, Dan Rosenberg wrote:
> The CAN protocol uses the address of a kernel heap object as a proc
> filename, revealing information that could be useful during
> exploitation.
>
> The below post also mentions a heap overflow.  While there is a
> semantic overflow (17 bytes being copied into a 9-byte buffer), in
> reality, the object whose member is being overflowed resides in a
> kernel heap slab cache that includes enough padding that there is no
> possible corruption.  So, it's a bug but not a vulnerability.
>
> Reference:
> http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=128872251418192&w=2

Please use CVE-2010-3874.

Thanks, Eugene
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