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Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2011 15:57:06 -0800
From: Kees Cook <>
Subject: CVE request: kernel: /proc/$pid/ leaks contents across setuid exec


I'd like to get a CVE assigned for this information leak issue:

Pre-opened file descriptors in /proc/$pid/ can bypass DAC allowing
visibility into setuid process state, especially leaking ASLR offset.



Kees Cook
Ubuntu Security Team

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