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Date: Sun, 25 Dec 2011 05:53:26 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
CC:, Moritz Muehlenhoff <>,
        Vasiliy Kulikov <>
Subject: Re: Status of two Linux kernel issues w/o CVE assignments

>> 2: /proc/$PID/{sched,schedstat} information leak
>> Vasiliy Kulikov of OpenWall posted a demo exploit.
>> AFAICS no CVE ID was assigned to this?
> I believe we are not assigning CVE's for these types of proc related
> issues, some discussion was had:
> but I'm not sure what the outcome is. CC'ing Eugene Teo.

IIRC, it's an issue but there's no resolution as existing code may break.

There are also,
/proc/{interrupts, stat}

/dev/pts/, /dev/tty*

I have not checked the status of these issues. Vasiliy, kindly shed some

Happy holidays.


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