Bug 505493 - kernel: agp: remove uid comparison as security check [mrg-1]
kernel: agp: remove uid comparison as security check [mrg-1]
Product: Red Hat Enterprise MRG
Classification: Red Hat
Component: realtime-kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
high Severity high
: 1.1.5
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Assigned To: Red Hat Real Time Maintenance
David Sommerseth
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Blocks: 505492
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Reported: 2009-06-12 01:27 EDT by Eugene Teo (Security Response)
Modified: 2016-05-22 19:28 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 15:11:43 EDT
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Comment 1 John Kacur 2009-07-01 14:49:50 EDT
Applied this patch to MRG 1.1
Comment 3 David Sommerseth 2009-07-09 11:36:29 EDT
Verified by code review.

Found upstream commit 62f29babbc60ab572d3cecda981931d3a66123d6 as mrg-rt.git commit 550000625ad5ae23c8b4e439875ce5421ea88817 and implemented in kernel-rt- SRPM.
Comment 5 Eugene Teo (Security Response) 2009-07-14 04:27:25 EDT
AGP frontend interfaces with the ioctls from userspace, and /dev/agpgart is
only accessible by root.
Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2009-07-14 15:11:43 EDT
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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