Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2012 23:10:59 +0100 From: Petr Matousek <pmatouse@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: CVE Request -- kernel: futex: clear robust_list on execve Move "exit_robust_list" into mm_release() and clear them We don't want to get rid of the futexes just at exit() time, we want to drop them when doing an execve() too, since that gets rid of the previous VM image too. Doing it at mm_release() time means that we automatically always do it when we disassociate a VM map from the task. Upstream patches: 8141c7f3e7aee618312fa1c15109e1219de784a7 fc6b177dee33365ccb29fe6d2092223cf8d679f9 Reference: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=771764 -- Petr Matousek / Red Hat Security Response Team
Powered by blists - more mailing lists
Please check out the Open Source Software Security Wiki, which is counterpart to this mailing list.
Confused about mailing lists and their use? Read about mailing lists on Wikipedia and check out these guidelines on proper formatting of your messages.