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Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2012 22:52:11 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
CC: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: proc: clean up and fix /proc/<pid>/mem

On 01/19/2012 12:05 PM, Eugene Teo wrote:
> 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.

Detailed information can be found here,

Thanks, Eugene

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