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Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2011 08:45:16 -0500 (EST)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE request - kernel: s390 task_show_regs

----- Original Message -----
> "task_show_regs used to be a debugging aid in the early bringup days of
> Linux on s390. /proc/<pid>/status is a world readable file, it is not a
> good idea to show the registers of a process. The only correct fix is to
> remove task_show_regs."
> This does all the way back to 2.4.x.

Please use CVE-2011-0710.



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