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Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2008 16:36:04 +0100
From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@...e.de>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>
Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: watchdog: ib700wdt.c - buffer_underflow bug

On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 10:14:27AM +0800, Eugene Teo wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 10:00 AM, Steven M. Christey
> <coley@...us.mitre.org> wrote:
> >
> > On Wed, 10 Dec 2008, Eugene Teo wrote:
> >
> >> Steve, here's another one that needs a CVE name. Thanks!
> >>
> >> http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11399
> >
> > Similar to the other issue, is this IOCTL reachable by anyone malicious?
> 
> From what I can see in ibwdt_ioctl(), it does not restrict access to
> unprivileged users.

Again, depends on how the device node is created I think. Not sure
what mode udev hands out for those.

Ciao, Marcus

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