CVE-2008-3496 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in format descriptor parsing in the uvc_parse_format function in drivers/media/video/uvc/uvc_driver.c in uvcvideo in the video4linux (V4L) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.26.1 has unknown impact and attack vectors.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (05/19/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, 5 or Red Hat Enterprise MRG. The uvcvideo driver was first added in kernel packages update RHSA-2009:0225 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3, and it already contained a fix for this flaw.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-09/msg00004.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/7/30/655 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.26.1 Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:223 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30514 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44184 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-120 Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3496
NVD Published Date:
08/06/2008
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2020
Source:
MITRE