Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2011 15:54:30 -0800 From: Kees Cook <kees@...ntu.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: CVE request: kernel: CAP_SYS_MODULE bypass via CAP_NET_ADMIN Hi, While not as bad as CVE-2010-4661 (unprivileged module loading) I'd like to get a CVE assigned for this issue for tracking purposes: https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/2/24/203 Basically "ifconfig $module" will load any module as long as the process has CAP_NET_ADMIN (ignoring CAP_SYS_MODULE). -Kees -- Kees Cook Ubuntu Security Team
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