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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