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From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
To: dann frazier <dannf@hp.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] 2.4: [SCSI] aacraid: Fix security hole
Date: Tue, 5 Feb 2008 20:31:56 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080205193155.GA25898@1wt.eu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080205103327.GB1792@ldl.fc.hp.com>

Hi Dann,

On Tue, Feb 05, 2008 at 03:33:28AM -0700, dann frazier wrote:
> This is a 2.4 backport of a linux-2.6 change by Alan Cox.
> (commit 60395bb60e0b5e4e0808ac8eb07a92f6c9cdea1f)
> 
> It has been build-tested only (I don't have the hardware).
> CVE-2007-4308 was assigned for this issue.
> 
> Commit log from 2.6 follows.
> 
>   On the SCSI layer ioctl path there is no implicit permissions check for
>   ioctls (and indeed other drivers implement unprivileged ioctls). aacraid
>   however allows all sorts of very admin only things to be done so should
>   check.

OK, makes sense. I did not notice that one in 2.6, eventhough Alan clearly
stated a security hole in the subject.

I'm applying it now, thanks!

Willy


      reply	other threads:[~2008-02-05 20:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-05 10:33 dann frazier
2008-02-05 19:31 ` Willy Tarreau [this message]

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