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Re: CVE request: kernel: proc: clean up and fix /proc/<pid>/mem handling
From: Eugene Teo <eugene () redhat com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2012 22:52:11 +0800

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


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