Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2017 09:24:26 +1200 From: Murray McAllister <murray.mcallister@...omniasec.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Linux kernel: drm/vmwgfx: 4 byte read of uninitialised kernel memory in vmw_gb_surface_define_ioctl() On 13/06/17 15:39, Murray McAllister wrote: > The vmw_gb_surface_define_ioctl() function (accessible via > DRM_IOCTL_VMW_GB_SURFACE_CREATE) defines a backup_handle variable but > does not give it an initial value. If you attempt to create a GB > surface, and provide a previously-allocated DMA buffer to be used as a > backup buffer, the backup_handle variable does not get written to and is > then later returned to user-space. > > Upstream commit: > > https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/07678eca2cf9c9a18584e546c2b2a0d0c9a3150c > > CVE: > > I'll request one now and reply once I have one. > MITRE assigned CVE-2017-9605. Thanks
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