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Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2009 11:17:12 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
CC: "Steven M. Christey" <>, Kees Cook <>
Subject: CVE-2009-2691 kernel: /proc/$pid/maps visible during initial setuid
 ELF loading

Steve Beattie and Kees Cook noticed that the /proc/$pid/maps and smaps
files are readable during ELF loading for processes that a user should
not normally be able to see (for example, when launching a setuid process).

I have assigned this with CVE-2009-2691.

Upstream commits:


Thanks, Eugene

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