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Date:	Tue, 1 May 2007 08:49:57 -0600
From:	dann frazier <dannf@...ian.org>
To:	Andres Salomon <dilinger@...ian.org>
Cc:	Jiri Slaby <jirislaby@...il.com>,
	Alan Cox <alan@...rguk.ukuu.org.uk>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, support@...a.com.tw
Subject: Re: old buffer overflow in moxa driver

On Tue, May 01, 2007 at 04:29:27AM -0400, Andres Salomon wrote:
> Right; the lack of input checking is most definitely a bug.  It's no
> longer a security issue, as a CAP_SYS_RAWIO check was added at some
> point to the code path, but it's still a bug.

I hadn't noticed this, but yes - the CAP_SYS_RAWIO check was added in
2.6.16.

-- 
dann frazier | HP Open Source and Linux Organization
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