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Debian: CVE-2014-9904: linux -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2014-9904: linux -- security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/27/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/04/2016
Modified
03/23/2020

Description

The snd_compress_check_input function in sound/core/compress_offload.c in the ALSA subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.17 does not properly check for an integer overflow, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (insufficient memory allocation) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted SNDRV_COMPRESS_SET_PARAMS ioctl call.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux

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