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Date: Mon, 9 May 2016 10:53:39 -0700
From: Jann Horn <>
Subject: Re: Re: CVE Requests: Linux: BPF flaws (one
 use-after-free / local root privilege escalation)

On Fri, May 6, 2016 at 8:40 AM,  <> wrote:
>> bpf: fix check_map_func_compatibility logic
>> Not sure though if the later one has a security impact.
> We have not yet assigned a CVE ID to
> 6aff67c85c9e5a4bc99e5211c1bac547936626ca in case someone else wants to
> provide additional information.

I'm the original reporter of that bug. As far as I can tell, its
impact is low - you could use it to:

 - obtain the ability to execute BPF programs that are owned by other processes
 - perhaps cause a NULL dereference in an exiting task if the BPF
program is executed in
   softirq context after exit_files() has nulled tsk->files

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