Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2011 15:12:35 -0400 (EDT) From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: coley <coley@...re.org> Subject: Re: CVE request: FreeBSD/NetBSD 802.11 kernel memory disclosure ----- Original Message ----- > On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 3:05 PM, Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> > wrote: > > > > > > ----- Original Message ----- > >> NetBSD has committed a fix for an issue in the 802.11 stack . > >> FreeBSD is also affected and should release a fix shortly. Due to a > >> signedness error in the IEEE80211_IOC_CHANINFO ioctl, a local > >> unprivileged user could cause the kernel to copy large amounts of > >> kernel memory back to the user, disclosing potentially sensitive > >> information. The issue only affects certain non-x86 architectures, > >> such as SPARC. > >> > >> -Dan > >> > >>  > >> http://cvsweb.netbsd.org/bsdweb.cgi/src/sys/net80211/ieee80211_ioctl.c?rev=1.56&content-type=text/x-cvsweb-markup&only_with_tag=MAIN > > > > I'm not entirely sure how to assign CVE ids for this. Is the code in > > question shared between FreeBSD and NetBSD, or is it different > > codebases > > but the same flaw? > > > > Most of the 802.11 code, including the vulnerable code, is shared > between FreeBSD and NetBSD. > One ID will work then. Please use CVE-2011-2480. Thanks. -- JB
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