Date: Tue, 30 May 2017 14:52:58 +0200 From: Florian Weimer <fweimer@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, Daniel Micay <danielmicay@...il.com> Cc: Roee Hay <roeehay@...il.com> Subject: Re: Linux kernel: stack buffer overflow with controlled payload in get_options() function On 05/30/2017 01:51 PM, Daniel Micay wrote: > It's unreasonable to consider the kernel line untrusted. A CVE being > issued for one of these issues didn't make sense. It's a potential Secure Boot bypass, so it matters in some theoretical sense to some downstreams which carry those Secure Boot patches. (Although I have yet to see anyone to revoke a signature on a kernel with known root-to-ring-0 escalations, so the practical impact isn't large because an attack could still downgrade to a kernel with an exploitable vulnerability.) Florian
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