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CVE-2012-6703 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in the snd_compr_allocate_buffer function in sound/core/compress_offload.c in the ALSA subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.6-rc6-next-20120917 allows local users to cause a denial of service (insufficient memory allocation) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted SNDRV_COMPRESS_SET_PARAMS ioctl call.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

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://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=b35cc8225845112a616e3a2266d2fde5ab13d3ab Vendor Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/28/6
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91502
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036190
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1351076
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/b35cc8225845112a616e3a2266d2fde5ab13d3ab Vendor Advisory
https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/next/patch-v3.6-rc6-next-20120917.xz Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
3.6


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-6703
NVD Published Date:
06/29/2016
NVD Last Modified:
08/31/2017