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Re: [oss-security] CVE request: kernel: proc: clean up and fix /proc/<pid>/mem handling

From: Eugene Teo <eugene_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Jan 20 2012 - 14:52:11 GMT
To: oss-security@lists.openwall.com

On 01/19/2012 12:05 PM, Eugene Teo wrote:
> On 01/19/2012 04:43 AM, Kees Cook wrote:
>> What's the problem with the old logic in the mem handling? (Why does this
>> need a CVE?)
>
> This is a possible local privilege escalation issue on a system with
> ASLR disabled, combined with other exploitation techniques.

Detailed information can be found here,
https://access.redhat.com/kb/docs/DOC-69129

Thanks, Eugene