Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 19:09:14 +0100 From: Greg KH <greg@...ah.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, Wei Wu <ww9210@...il.com> Subject: Re: fwd: [vs-plain] Kernel heap overflow in bpf leading to LPE (exploit provided) On Fri, Nov 23, 2018 at 06:22:09PM +0100, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote: > Hi list, > > we were notified on the Linux distros list of a vulnerability in the bpf > subsystem of the Linux kernel. > > I asked the reported (Wei Wu) if email@example.com had been notified, and > this was done in the following mail, leading Eric Dumazet to suggest > posting this on netdev. > > In turn, this has been done just afterwards  so the issue is now > public. According to the linux-distros list policy, the original > reporter should also have made the issue public here, but failed to do > that. > > I'm posting this right now in order to raise awareness for the > distributions already including 4.19 in a supported release. As was discussed further on one of the threads on this topic, it looks like this is a 4.20-rc issue only, and that 4.19 does not have this issue. So it might not be relevant to any distro at all, but I suggest that people test themselves to be sure. thanks, greg k-h
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