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Date: Wed, 15 May 2013 00:02:38 -0400
From: Michael Gilbert <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: linux kernel perf out-of-bounds access

On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 9:26 PM, Eugene Teo wrote:
> On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 8:25 PM, Marc Deslauriers <
>> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Is there a CVE for this? If not, could one be assigned, please?
>> 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.

An iceberg of evidence is clearly not enough to change this ship's course.

Best wishes,

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