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Date: Wed, 15 May 2013 09:26:30 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <eugeneteo@...nel.sg>
To: OSS Security List <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: linux kernel perf out-of-bounds access

On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 8:25 PM, Marc Deslauriers <
marc.deslauriers@...onical.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> Is there a CVE for this? If not, could one be assigned, please?
>
> https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/2441281/
>
> 8176cced706b5e5d15887584150764894e94e02f
>
> (BTW, there is currently an exploit for this going around...)
>

Nowhere did it say it is a security fix. Fix available since April 13.
s@...s not aware too. Awesome.

Seriously, surely by now we should all know that silent fixes are not the
wisest thing to do.

Eugene

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