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Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2009 14:54:06 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
CC: Willy Tarreau <>
Subject: Re: Re: CVE-2009-1265 kernel: af_rose/x25: Sanity
 check the maximum user frame size

Willy Tarreau wrote:
> Hi Eugene,
> On Wed, Apr 08, 2009 at 03:58:55PM +0800, Eugene Teo wrote:
>> {nr,rose,x25}_sendmsg() functions need to have sanity checks on the
>> packet size, otherwise the sizes can wrap and end up sending garbage.
>> This affects both 2.4.x and 2.6.x if CONFIG_{NETROM,ROSE,X25} are enabled.
> I already have it in my queue, just did not have time to merge it yet.
> Thanks for the reminder anyway, I really appreciate it ;-)

You will need this too :)

upstream commit: cc29c70dd581f85ee7a3e7980fb031f90b90a2ab

Patch "af_rose/x25: Sanity check the maximum user frame size"
(commit 83e0bbcbe2145f160fbaa109b0439dae7f4a38a9) from Alan Cox got
locking wrong. If we bail out due to user frame size being too large,
we must unlock the socket beforehand.

Thanks, Eugene
Eugene Teo / Red Hat Security Response Team

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