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Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:58:39 -0400 (EDT)
From: cve-assign@...re.org
To: ppandit@...hat.com
Cc: cve-assign@...re.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE request Linux kernel: arch: x86: net: bpf_jit: an off-by-one bug in x86_64 cond jump target

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> An off-by-one bug is found in the x86_64 cond jump target of the BPF JIT
> filter code. In case a conditional jump is followed by a long jump,
> conditional jump target is one byte past the start of target instruction.
> 
> A user/program could use this flaw to crash the kernel resulting in DoS, or
> potentially escalate user privileges on a system to gain root access.
> 
> https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=a03ffcf873fe0f2565386ca8ef832144c42e67fa

Use CVE-2014-2889.

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