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Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2011 08:22:45 -0400
From: Dan Rosenberg <>
Subject: CVE request: kernel: arbitrary kernel read in xtensa

Not sure if any distributions support xtensa, but regardless:

Due to a failure to check user pointers passed to a ptrace_setxregs
request, it is possible for a local unprivileged user to read
arbitrary kernel memory [1].



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