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Date: Mon, 8 Apr 2013 21:49:05 +0300
From: Dan Carpenter <>
To: P J P <>
Cc: oss security list <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: kernel information leak in
 fs/compat_ioctl.c VIDEO_SET_SPU_PALETTE

On Mon, Apr 08, 2013 at 09:44:33PM +0300, Dan Carpenter wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 08, 2013 at 10:18:30PM +0530, P J P wrote:
> > 
> > Unless `access_ok()' in `__get_user' returns 0, which it does not, OR 
> > sizeof(*ptr) is > 8 bytes.

Oh, you're saying that access_ok() can't fail.  That's true on some
arches, and not on others.

dan carpenter

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