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Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2011 10:49:16 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
CC: Kurt Seifried <>
Subject: Re: CVE-2011-4110 kernel: keys: NULL pointer deref
 in the user-defined key type

On 11/22/2011 05:26 AM, Kurt Seifried wrote:
> On 11/21/2011 10:51 AM, Petr Matousek wrote:
>> There is a NULL pointer deref in the user-defined key type whereby
>> updating a negative key into a fully instantiated key will cause
>> an oops to occur when the code attempts to free the non-existent
>> old payload.
>> Upstream commit:
>> 9f35a33b8d06263a165efe3541d9aa0cdbd70b3b
>> References:
>> Thanks,
> Please use CVE-2011-4331 for this issue.

Kurt, we have assigned this with CVE-2011-4110, please reject
CVE-2011-4331. Thanks.


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