SecurityTracker.com
    Home    |    View Topics    |    Search    |    Contact Us    |   

SecurityTracker
Archives


 


Category:   OS (Linux)  >   Linux Kernel Vendors:   kernel.org
Linux Kernel hda-intel Divide By Zero Error Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023640
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1023640
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): 2.6.32.7, 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:

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=fed08d036f2aabd8d0c684439de37f8ebec2bbc2

Vendor URL:  www.kernel.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents



[Original Message Not Available for Viewing]


Go to the Top of This SecurityTracker Archive Page





Home   |    View Topics   |    Search   |    Contact Us

This web site uses cookies for web analytics. Learn More

Copyright 2021, SecurityGlobal.net LLC