Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2011 19:23:20 +0200 From: Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@...ian.org> To: Eugene Teo <eugene@...hat.com> Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE requests: Two kernel issues On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 06:49:59AM +0800, Eugene Teo wrote: > On 08/10/2011 04:42 AM, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote: > > Hi, > > the following two issues also seem to warrant a CVE assignment: > > > > 1. staging: comedi: fix infoleak to userspace > > http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=819cbb120eaec7e014e5abd029260db1ca8c5735 > > > > (It's a staging driver and I'm unsure whether we have assigned > > CVE IDs for staging drivers in the past. OTOH, this driver > > is enabled in the Debian 6.0 kernel) > > We don't as code from the staging drivers are usually are substandard > and usually not supported. I agree on that approach for new drivers in the works (e.g. gma500), but the Comedi driver is quite old and in use outside the kernel/staging version as well. (Debian is providing a separate comedi source package since 2002.). > Btw, can you please mail me a copy of the /boot/config of the most > recent Debian kernel for my reference? Please let me know if you need anything in addition to the files Yves-Alexis sent you. Cheers, Moritz
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