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Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2016 02:00:48 -0500 (EST)
From: cve-assign@...re.org
To: luto@...nel.org
Cc: cve-assign@...re.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE Request: x86 Linux TLB flush bug

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>> http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=71b3c126e61177eb693423f2e18a1914205b165e

> The upshot is that, in principle, when Linux invalidates a paging
> structure that is not in use locally, it could, in principle, race
> against another CPU that is switching to a process that uses the
> paging structure in question.

Use CVE-2016-2069.

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CVE assignment team, MITRE CVE Numbering Authority
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202 Burlington Road, Bedford, MA 01730 USA
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