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Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2011 11:46:25 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
To: Vasiliy Kulikov <>
        "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] acpi: debugfs: fix buffer overflows, double free

On 01/21/2011 04:08 AM, Vasiliy Kulikov wrote:
> File position is not controlled, it may lead to overwrites of arbitrary
> kernel memory.  Also the code may kfree() the same pointer multiple
> times.

Please use CVE-2011-0023 (this does not include the unresolved flaw 
described in the following paragraph below).

> One more flaw is still present: if multiple processes open the file then
> all 3 static variables are shared, leading to various race conditions.
> They should be moved to file->private_data.

Thanks, Eugene

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