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Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2011 08:44:39 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
CC: Josh Bressers <>,
        "Steven M. Christey" <>,
        Vasiliy Kulikov <>
Subject: Re: Re: [PATCH] acpi: debugfs: fix buffer overflows,
 double free

On 01/25/2011 02:34 AM, Josh Bressers wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> 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
> Eugene, does the "unresolved flaw" still need an ID? This thread now
> confuses me.

No need. Thanks.


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