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Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:09:45 -0500 (EST)
From: cve-assign@...re.org
To: wmealing@...hat.com
Cc: cve-assign@...re.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Linux kernel: Flaw in CXGB3 driver.

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> The kernel would incorrectly misinterpret the congestion as an error
> condition and incorrectly free/clean up the skb. When the device would
> then send the skb's queued, these structures would be referenced and
> may panic the system or allow an attacker to escalate privileges in a
> use-after-free scenario.
> 
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1303532
> https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=67f1aee6f45059fd6b0f5b0ecb2c97ad0451f6b3

>> iw_cxgb3: Fix incorrectly returning error on success

>> The cxgb3_*_send() functions return NET_XMIT_ values, which are
>> positive integers values. So don't treat positive return values
>> as an error.

Use CVE-2015-8812.

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