Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 12:05:42 +0800 From: Eugene Teo <eugene@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: Kees Cook <kees@...ntu.com>, "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: proc: clean up and fix /proc/<pid>/mem handling On 01/19/2012 04:43 AM, Kees Cook wrote: > What's the problem with the old logic in the mem handling? (Why does this > need a CVE?) This is a possible local privilege escalation issue on a system with ASLR disabled, combined with other exploitation techniques. Eugene
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