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Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2015 16:51:17 -0400 (EDT)
From: cve-assign@...re.org
To: ben@...adent.org.uk
Cc: cve-assign@...re.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, sfjro@...rs.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: CVE request: Use-after-free in Linux kernel with aufs mmap patch

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> The aufs (Advanced Union Filesystem) project provides an optional patch
> for the Linux kernel

> introduces later uses of the vma, resulting
> in a potential use-after-free.  This is certainly exploitable for a
> minor denial of service (BUG in process context, so the task can't be
> cleaned up properly but the system does not panic) but might also be
> usable for privilege escalation.

>> Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2015 07:08:18 +0900
>> From: sfjro@...rs.sourceforge.net

>> I confirmed that Ben Hutchings' patch is correct

Use CVE-2015-7312.

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