Format string vulnerability in the register_disk function in
block/genhd.c in the Linux kernel through 3.9.4 allows local users to
gain privileges by leveraging root access and writing format string
specifiers to /sys/module/md_mod/parameters/new_array in order to
create a crafted /dev/md device name.
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MLIST:[linux-kernel] 20130606 [PATCH 1/8] block: do not pass disk names as format strings
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