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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2007-4571

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
09/26/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

The snd_mem_proc_read function in sound/core/memalloc.c in the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) in the Linux kernel before 2.6.22.8 does not return the correct write size, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information (kernel memory contents) via a small count argument, as demonstrated by multiple reads of /proc/driver/snd-page-alloc.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-64k-pagesize
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-bigsmp
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-iseries64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-kdump
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pmac64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ppc64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pseries64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-s390
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-s390-debug
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-s390x
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-s390x-debug
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-smp
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-sn2
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-source
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-syms
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-um
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xen
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xenpae
  • suse-upgrade-suse-release
  • suse-upgrade-um-host-install-initrd
  • suse-upgrade-um-host-kernel

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