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Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2011 20:14:42 -0400
From: Dan Rosenberg <>
Cc: Moritz Muehlenhoff <>, "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE requests: Two kernel issues

On Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 6:49 PM, Eugene Teo <> wrote:
> On 08/10/2011 04:42 AM, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:>
>> 2. [SCSI] pmcraid: reject negative request size
> I don't have a PMC Sierra MaxRAID controller, so I am not sure what's
> the permissions give to /dev/pmcsas%u. I'm checking. Meanwhile, use
> CVE-2011-2906 for this issue.
> Thanks, Eugene

This isn't a security issue because there's a check for CAP_SYS_ADMIN
on pmcraid_chr_open(), which is necessary to obtain a file descriptor
to the device file in order to call the affected ioctl.  Which is why
I didn't bother CC'ing ;-)


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