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Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2011 10:42:19 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
CC: Moritz Muehlenhoff <>
Subject: Re: CVE requests: Three Linux kernel issues

> [3] :
> | [PATCH] char: istallion: fix arbitrary kernel memory reads/writes
> |
> | stli_brdstats is defined as global variable.  After de-BKL-ization in
> | the patch b4eda9cb48eac1b7 an access to the variable is not serialized
> | anymore.  This leads to the TOCTOU in stli_getbrdstats():

de-BKL-ization patch b4eda9cb48eac1b7 happened in v2.6.36-rc1.

I don't think this qualifies a CVE as this is a staging driver (not 
supported, experimental, buggy, use at your own risk).

Thanks, Eugene
main(i) { putchar(182623909 >> (i-1) * 5&31|!!(i<7)<<6) && main(++i); }

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