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Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2008 10:56:49 -0500 (EST)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <>
cc: Eugene Teo <>,
        "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: Re: CVE request: kernel: applicom: fix an unchecked
 user ioctl range

On Wed, 17 Dec 2008, Marcus Meissner wrote:

> I guess the accessibility very much depends on the /dev/ac* device
> permissions here. For a multiport serial card I guess root/tty only.

If there are any realistic situations under which /dev/ac* might have less
stringent permissions, then that's good enough for inclusion - either the
default configuration, a common configuration, recommended vendor
practice, etc.

- Steve

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