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Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2011 15:54:30 -0800
From: Kees Cook <>
Subject: CVE request: kernel: CAP_SYS_MODULE bypass via CAP_NET_ADMIN


While not as bad as CVE-2010-4661 (unprivileged module loading)
I'd like to get a CVE assigned for this issue for tracking purposes:

Basically "ifconfig $module" will load any module as long as the process


Kees Cook
Ubuntu Security Team

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