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Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2018 10:08:15 +0100
From: Yves-Alexis Perez <>
To:, Wei Wu <>
Subject: Re: fwd: [vs-plain] Kernel heap overflow in bpf
 leading to LPE (exploit provided)

On Fri, 2018-11-23 at 21:45 +0100, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> On Fri, 2018-11-23 at 19:09 +0100, Greg KH wrote:
> > 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.
> Hi Greg, thanks for the precision.

And considering no released kernel is vulnerable, here is the proof of concept
code provided initially.


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