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Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2011 19:58:37 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <eugene@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: AudioScience HPI driver

On 03/18/2011 07:18 PM, Dan Rosenberg wrote:
> "The user-supplied index into the adapters array needs to be checked, or
> an out-of-bounds kernel pointer could be accessed and used, leading to
> potentially exploitable memory corruption."
>
> This may be triggered by a user with access to an appropriate device
> file, which I'd expect would be restricted to group 'audio'.  And
> you'd need to have this particular driver loaded, either by using the
> appropriate hardware or finding a new way to force it to be loaded in
> violation of security policy.
>
> Regards,
> Dan
>
> [1] http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/tiwai/sound-2.6.git;a=commit;h=4a122c10fbfe9020df469f0f669da129c5757671

Please use CVE-2011-1169.

Eugene
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