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.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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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 

Weakness Enumeration

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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
Source:
SUSE