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Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2011 13:27:27 +0530
From: Huzaifa Sidhpurwala <huzaifas@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: si4713-i2c: avoid potential
 buffer overflow on si4713

On 07/20/2011 12:52 PM, Eugene Teo wrote:
> "While compiling it with Fedora 15, [Mauro Carvalho Chehab] noticed this
> issue:
> 
> inlined from ‘si4713_write_econtrol_string’ at
> drivers/media/radio/si4713-i2c.c:1065:24:
> /home/v4l/work_trees/linus/arch/x86/include/asm/uaccess_32.h:211:26:
> error: call to ‘copy_from_user_overflow’ declared with attribute error:
> copy_from_user() buffer size is not provably correct"
> 
> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/longterm/longterm-queue-2.6.33.git;a=blob;f=queue-2.6.33/si4713-i2c-avoid-potential-buffer-overflow-on-si4713.patch;h=d99c471980a074cf4ef55fb4428d5f2fec66bffb;hb=29be9ef5e43df840fb19af1d4b3dfa51b3a956c8
> 
> AFAIK, only N900 uses this.
> 
> Thanks, Eugene

Please use CVE-2011-2700

-- 
Huzaifa Sidhpurwala / Red Hat Security Response Team

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