Date: Tue, 10 May 2011 15:32:15 +0800 From: Eugene Teo <eugene@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: Sebastian Krahmer <krahmer@...e.de>, "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: validate size of EFI GUID partition entries On 05/10/2011 03:18 PM, Sebastian Krahmer wrote: > > Hi, > > Is this really different than what was assigned CVE-2011-1577 to? > See http://www.spinics.net/lists/mm-commits/msg83274.html or the text > on the OSS mail on April 12th which reads exactly the same. I double-checked, it's different... Eugene > Sebastian > > On Mon, May 09, 2011 at 03:01:06PM -0400, Josh Bressers wrote: >> >> >> ----- Original Message ----- >>> The kernel automatically evaluates partition tables of storage >>> devices. >>> The code for evaluating GUID partitions (in fs/partitions/efi.c) >>> contains a bug that can cause a kernel heap overflow on certain >>> corrupted GUID partition tables. >>> >>> http://git.kernel.org/linus/fa039d5f6b126fbd65eefa05db2f67e44df8f121 >>> http://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=703026 >>> >> >> Please use CVE-2011-1776 >> >> Thanks. >> >> -- >> JB >
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