[lkml]   [2003]   [Mar]   [27]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [CHECKER] potential dereference of user pointer errors
* Jan Kasprzak ( wrote:
> Chris Wright wrote:
> : Both cosa_readmem and cosa_download don't seem to do any validation of
> : the user supplied ptr at all before dereferncing it in get_user. And
> : it'd make sense to use 'code' in cosa_reamdme (as in cosa_download)
> : instead of 'd->code'. Jan, does this look OK?
> Yes, you are right. I've missed this. However, it is not
> as bad as it looks like, because you need the CAP_SYS_RAWIO to
> exploit this. I agree this patch should be applied.

Thanks for the confirmation.
Linux Security Modules
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:34    [W:0.093 / U:0.364 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site