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Date: Sun, 23 Jan 2011 08:36:19 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
CC: "Steven M. Christey" <>,
        Vasiliy Kulikov <>
Subject: Re: Re: [PATCH] acpi: debugfs: fix buffer overflows,
 double free

On 01/23/2011 04:13 AM, Steven M. Christey wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Jan 2011, Eugene Teo wrote:
>> 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).
> There seem to be 2 types of issues described above - the uncontrolled
> file position / memory overwrite, and a "double free". So there should
> probably be 2 separate CVEs, not one. Am I missing something?

Sorry about it. Please see


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