Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 15:18:00 +0200 From: Greg KH <greg@...ah.com> To: Florian Weimer <fweimer@...hat.com> Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Linux kernel: CVE-2018-14619 kernel: crash (possible privesc) in kernel crypto subsystem. On Tue, Aug 28, 2018 at 03:08:18PM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote: > On 08/28/2018 02:51 PM, Greg KH wrote: > > On Tue, Aug 28, 2018 at 04:49:14PM +1000, Wade Mealing wrote: > > > Gday, > > > > > > Syzkaller/syzbot found a use-after-free bug in the cryptographic > > > subsystem of the Linux kernel , that can be used to panic the > > > system and possibly escalate privileges. > > > > Are we seriously now going to be assigning cves to everything that > > syzbot finds? If so, great, this is going to be fun! > > > > If not, why this specific patch? What makes it specia from the hundreds > > of other syzbot finds that have been fixed (and not fixed yet)? > > > If RHEL is not exposed, why does Red Hat care about this? > > We have shipped supported kernels with this vulnerability. > > But the real reason why I want this fixed is that the Python 3 test suite > triggers this bug and panics some of our RPM builders. 8-/ Heh, ok, fair enough, thanks for being honest :) greg k-h
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