Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2011 08:48:23 -0500 (EST) From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: coley <coley@...re.org> Subject: Re: kernel: ALSA: caiaq - Fix possible string-buffer overflow ----- Original Message ----- > Reported by rafa@...infosecurity.com, "Use strlcpy() to assure not to > overflow the string array sizes by too long USB device name string." > > http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/tiwai/sound-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=eaae55dac6b64c0616046436b294e69fc5311581 > > Just FYI, I'm not requesting a CVE name for this as it only affects > Native Instruments USB audio devices with very long device name which I > think is unlikely. > > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=677881 > I'm assigning this CVE-2011-0712. With the recent research about having a smartphone impersonate various USB devices, I think this attack is now more plausible than in previous years. Thanks. -- JB
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