The mem_write function in the Linux kernel before 3.2.2, when ASLR is
disabled, does not properly check permissions when writing to
/proc/<pid>/mem, which allows local users to gain privileges by
modifying process memory, as demonstrated by Mempodipper.
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20120117 Re: CVE request: kernel: proc: clean up and fix /proc/<pid>/mem handling
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