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Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2022 09:05:50 +0200
From: Marcus Meissner <>
Subject: Re: CVE-2022-1419: Linux kernel: A concurrency
 use-after-free in vgem_gem_dumb_create

On Thu, Apr 21, 2022 at 07:35:46PM +0200, Greg KH wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 21, 2022 at 11:44:54PM +0800, Minh Yuan wrote:
> > Timeline:
> > * 21.04.22 - Vulnerability reported to and
> >
> > * 21.04.22 - CVE-2022-1419 assigned.
> Why are people assigning CVEs to things that require root permissions?
> Or are there distros running on kernels older than 5.4 that allow
> untrusted users access to the drm ioctls directly?
> I'm curious as it would affect the backporting of the needed fixes here
> (or not.)

It does not, distros like SUSE give out ACLs or groups write perms to /dev/dri/card0
to it via udev.

crw-rw----+ 1 root video 226, 0 Apr 22 08:47 /dev/dri/card0

getfacl /dev/dri/card0

# file: dev/dri/card0
# owner: root
# group: video

Ciao, Marcus

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