Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2010 15:38:47 -0500 (EST) From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, Petr Matousek <pmatouse@...hat.com> Cc: coley@...us.mitre.org Subject: Re: Subject: CVE request: kernel: install_special_mapping skips security_file_mmap check Please use CVE-2010-4346 Thanks. -- JB ----- "Petr Matousek" <pmatouse@...hat.com> wrote: > "The install_special_mapping routine (used, for example, to setup the > vdso) > skips the security check before insert_vm_struct, allowing a local > attacker to > bypass the mmap_min_addr security restriction by limiting the > available pages > for special mappings." > > Credit: Tavis Ormandi > > Reference: > https://lkml.org/lkml/2010/12/9/222 > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=662189 > > Thanks, > -- > Petr Matousek / Red Hat Security Response Team
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