Date: Tue, 03 May 2011 15:06:05 +0530 From: Huzaifa Sidhpurwala <huzaifas@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: William Cohen <wcohen@...hat.com>, Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov@...hat.com>, "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>, Stephane Chauveau <stephane.chauveau@...s-entreprise.com>, Maynard Johnson <maynardj@...ibm.com>, Robert Richter <robert.richter@....com> Subject: Re: Re: CVE Request -- oprofile -- Local privilege escalation via crafted opcontrol event parameter when authorized by sudo Hi William, On 05/01/2011 07:30 AM, William Cohen wrote: > > I don't know if this is the best way to fix this issue, but attached is a patch that filters out all but alpha numeric characters and '_'. Feedback on the patch would be appreciated. > It appears from the debian bug, that there may be others way to exploit this issue as well. hence i think we need a revised patch? -- Huzaifa Sidhpurwala / Red Hat Security Response Team
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