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Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2011 13:58:13 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <eugene@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Nelson Elhage <nelhage@...lice.com>
Subject: Re: CVE request: libcgroup: Failure to verify netlink
 messages

On 02/25/2011 12:32 PM, Nelson Elhage wrote:
> 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

Please use CVE-2011-1022.

Eugene
-- 
Eugene Teo / Red Hat Security Response Team

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