The connector layer in the Linux kernel before 220.127.116.11 does not
require the CAP_SYS_ADMIN capability for certain interaction with the
(1) uvesafb, (2) pohmelfs, (3) dst, or (4) dm subsystem, which allows
local users to bypass intended access restrictions and gain privileges
via calls to functions in these subsystems.
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MLIST:[linux-kernel] 20091002 Re: [PATCH 0/8] SECURITY ISSUE with connector
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