Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2011 23:32:40 -0500 From: Nelson Elhage <nelhage@...lice.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: CVE request: libcgroup: Failure to verify netlink messages The cgrulesengd program from libcgroup failed to properly verify the sender of netlink messages, allowing arbitrary users to spoof events to the daemon, causing it to place processes into incorrect cgroups. Note that the default configuration of cgrulesengd does not contain any any rules, so this is probably only usefully exploitable if an admin have specifically configured cgrulesengd to enforce some policy. References: http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_id=27102603 - Nelson
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