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Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2009 10:48:54 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
CC: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: ipv6: null pointer dereference
 in __inet6_check_established()

Eugene Teo wrote:
> According to the upstream commit 3f53a381, "we already have a valid net
> in that place, but... the tw pointer can be NULL there sometimes, thus
> causing an oops in NET_NS=y case.
> The same place in ipv4 code already works correctly using existing
> net, rather than tw's one."
> The bug exists since 2.6.27.

This was assigned with CVE-2009-1360.

missed this reference even though this email was posted before wrote about it.

Thanks, Eugene

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