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CVE-2011-1477 Detail

Current Description

Multiple array index errors in sound/oss/opl3.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 allow local users to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) or possibly gain privileges by leveraging write access to /dev/sequencer.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.39 Broken Link
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=4d00135a680727f6c3be78f8befaac009030e4df Patch Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00020.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/25/1 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/4d00135a680727f6c3be78f8befaac009030e4df Patch Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.6.38.8

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_desktop:10:sp4:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1477
NVD Published Date:
06/21/2012
NVD Last Modified:
11/22/2017