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SUSE: CVE-2014-1739: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
06/23/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/18/2015
Modified
02/02/2021

Description

The media_device_enum_entities function in drivers/media/media-device.c in the Linux kernel before 3.14.6 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging /dev/media0 read access for a MEDIA_IOC_ENUM_ENTITIES ioctl call.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-docs

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