Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2012 22:52:11 +0800 From: Eugene Teo <eugene@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: "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 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, https://access.redhat.com/kb/docs/DOC-69129 Thanks, Eugene
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