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Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2012 14:03:53 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <>
CC: Marc Deslauriers <>,,
Subject: Re: CVE Request: overlayfs

On 01/17/2012 10:55 AM, Marc Deslauriers wrote:
> Could we please get a CVE assigned to the following issue:
> overlayfs, as used in the Ubuntu kernel, doesn't perform required inode
> security checks, bypassing intended security restrictions.
> Bug:
> Upstream source:
> git://
> Thanks,
> Marc.
Please use CVE-2012-0055 for this issue.


-- Kurt Seifried / Red Hat Security Response Team

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