Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 191524
CVE-2006-1856 LSM missing readv/writev
Last modified: 2013-03-06 00:59:23 EST
Description of problem:
Some time ago, a bug was fixed upstream  where a rewrite of the
readv/writev code did not include adding appropriate LSM hooks, and these
syscalls are unmediated in RHEL4.
Additionally, Al Viro just discovered that the upstream fix neglected the
This patch fixes both cases. I've verified the problem and the fix.
Signed-off-by: James Morris <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Created attachment 128948 [details]
PM ACK and approving exception request.
The reference is the older Fedora bug 169433.
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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