[Oneiric CVE-2013-0871] race conditon in ptrace

Luis Henriques luis.henriques at canonical.com
Tue Feb 19 14:21:16 UTC 2013


Grrr... I forgot to add the buglink

https://launchpad.net/bugs/1129192

On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 02:18:20PM +0000, Luis Henriques wrote:
> From the description:
> 
>  "A race conditon in ptrace can lead to kernel stack corruption and
>   arbitrary kernel-mode code execution."
> 
> Following this email, there are 3 patches that should fix this issue for
> Oneiric.
> 
> I did a lot of testing with this backport and although I'm pretty confident
> that I'm not introducing any regressions, a good review would be great!
> 
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Cheers,
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Luis




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