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Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2011 21:08:14 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <>
Subject: Re: CVE-2011-4110 kernel: keys: NULL pointer deref
 in the user-defined key type

On 11/21/2011 02:26 PM, 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.
I failed to read the subject line and need to go to remedial reading
classes. Please reject CVE-2011-4331


-Kurt Seifried / Red Hat Security Response Team

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