Bug 444416 (CVE-2008-1675) - CVE-2008-1675 kernel: [netdrvr] tehuti: move ioctl perm check closer to function start
Summary: CVE-2008-1675 kernel: [netdrvr] tehuti: move ioctl perm check closer to funct...
Alias: CVE-2008-1675
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kernel Maintainer List
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On: 444414
Blocks: F9KernelBlocker
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-04-28 10:28 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2008-05-14 21:31 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-05-02 10:57:32 UTC
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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2008-04-28 10:28:58 UTC
Description of problem:

Alan Cox has reported the followin issue in Tehuti network driver:


Random auditing results

tehuti has no security checks on the do_ioctl functions and
it has ioctl methods for patch arbitary 32bit offset from
registers with arbitary 32bit value. Nasty hole


Additional info:

The Tehuti network driver was introduced in 2.6.24 kernel:


Proposed patch:


Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2008-04-28 10:30:58 UTC
Please apply first patch from BZ#444414 as these two affects one file
and depend one on the other.

Comment 3 Chuck Ebbert 2008-05-01 06:36:56 UTC
Patch in 2.6.25-13

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2008-05-14 21:31:57 UTC
kernel- has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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