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Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2011 22:29:54 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
CC: Josh Bressers <>, coley <>
Subject: Re: kernel: ALSA: caiaq - Fix possible string-buffer

On 02/16/2011 09:48 PM, Josh Bressers wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> Reported by, "Use strlcpy() to assure not to
>> overflow the string array sizes by too long USB device name string."
>> 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.
> 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.

Actually this is hardware-specific, and the strcpys are in the 
initialisation part of the code.


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