Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2011 08:44:39 +0800 From: Eugene Teo <eugene@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com>, "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>, Vasiliy Kulikov <segoon@...nwall.com> Subject: Re: Re: [PATCH] acpi: debugfs: fix buffer overflows, double free On 01/25/2011 02:34 AM, Josh Bressers wrote: > ----- Original Message ----- >> On 01/23/2011 04:13 AM, Steven M. Christey wrote: >>> >>> On Fri, 21 Jan 2011, Eugene Teo wrote: >>> >>>> On 01/21/2011 04:08 AM, Vasiliy Kulikov wrote: >>>>> File position is not controlled, it may lead to overwrites of >>>>> arbitrary >>>>> kernel memory. Also the code may kfree() the same pointer multiple >>>>> times. >>>> >>>> http://lkml.org/lkml/2011/1/20/348 >>>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/CVE-2011-0023 >>>> >>>> Please use CVE-2011-0023 (this does not include the unresolved flaw >>>> described in the following paragraph below). >>> >>> There seem to be 2 types of issues described above - the >>> uncontrolled >>> file position / memory overwrite, and a "double free". So there >>> should >>> probably be 2 separate CVEs, not one. Am I missing something? >> >> Sorry about it. Please see http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2011/q1/106. > > Eugene, does the "unresolved flaw" still need an ID? This thread now > confuses me. No need. Thanks. Eugene
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