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Category:   OS (Linux)  >   Linux Kernel Vendors:
Linux Kernel hda-intel Divide By Zero Error Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023640
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 22 2010
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s):, 2.6.33-rc6; possibly other versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Linux Kernel. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user can invoke the hda-intel driver and trigger a divide-by-zero error to cause the target system to crash.

Jody Bruchon reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can cause the the target system to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix, available at:;a=commit;h=fed08d036f2aabd8d0c684439de37f8ebec2bbc2

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

Message History:   None.

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