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Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 10:32:40 -0700
From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
To: Vasiliy Kulikov <segoon@...nwall.com>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com,
        security@...nel.org
Subject: Re: [Security] CVE request: kernel: taskstats/procfs io infoleak
 (was: taskstats authorized_keys presence infoleak PoC)

On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 10:21 AM, Vasiliy Kulikov <segoon@...nwall.com> wrote:
>
> So, with rounded read_characters value it's possible to learn privkey
> length.

Umm. You can trivially figure that out from the public key lenth
already, can't you?

So that's not very special, afaik.

                    Linus

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