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Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2011 08:14:53 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
CC: Kees Cook <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: CAP_SYS_MODULE bypass via

On 02/25/2011 07:54 AM, Kees Cook wrote:
> 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:
> Basically "ifconfig $module" will load any module as long as the process
> has CAP_NET_ADMIN (ignoring CAP_SYS_MODULE).

Please use CVE-2011-1019.

Eugene Teo / Red Hat Security Response Team

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