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Date: Thu, 4 Nov 2010 15:44:16 -0400
From: Nelson Elhage <>
Subject: CVE request: kernel: logic error in INET_DIAG bytecode auditing

INET_DIAG is inconsistent about how it looks up the bytecode contained in a
netlink message, making it possible for a user to cause the kernel to execute
unaudited INET_DIAG bytecode.

This can be abused to make the kernel enter an infinite loop, and possibly other
consequences, although I haven't thought of anything else interesting.


- Nelson

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