Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2014 23:38:27 -0400 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Linux kernel futex local privilege escalation (CVE-2014-3153) On Thu, Jun 05, 2014 at 06:45:45PM +0400, Solar Designer wrote: > Hi, > > This was handled via linux-distros, hence the mandatory oss-security > posting. The issue was made public earlier today, and is included in > this Debian advisory: > > https://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2014/msg00130.html > > --- > CVE-2014-3153 > > Pinkie Pie discovered an issue in the futex subsystem that allows a > local user to gain ring 0 control via the futex syscall. An > unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the kernel (resulting > in denial of service) or for privilege escalation. > --- > > I've attached patches by Thomas Gleixner (four e-mails, in mbox format), > as well as back-ports of those by John Johansen of Canonical, who wrote: Maybe I'm missing something, but I can't find any statement of what version these patches are intended to apply cleanly to. They don't apply to latest stable. Rich
Powered by blists - more mailing lists
Please check out the Open Source Software Security Wiki, which is counterpart to this mailing list.
Confused about mailing lists and their use? Read about mailing lists on Wikipedia and check out these guidelines on proper formatting of your messages.