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SUSE: CVE-2014-8884: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C)
Published
11/29/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/18/2015
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the ttusbdecfe_dvbs_diseqc_send_master_cmd function in drivers/media/usb/ttusb-dec/ttusbdecfe.c in the Linux kernel before 3.17.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a large message length in an ioctl call.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default

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