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Category:   OS (Linux)  >   Linux Kernel Vendors:   kernel.org
Linux Kernel AV7110 Driver dvb_ca_ioctl() Memory Corruption Error Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1025195
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1025195
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-0521   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 11 2011
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.6.38-rc2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Linux Kernel. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user can supply a specially crafted value to trigger a memory corruption flaw in the dvb_ca_ioctl() function in 'drivers/media/dvb/ttpci/av7110_ca.c'.

Impact:   A local user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (2.6.38-rc2) [in January 2011].

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.38-rc2

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

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Mar 11 2011 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Linux Kernel AV7110 Driver dvb_ca_ioctl() Memory Corruption Error Lets Local Users Deny Service
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise MRG 1.3.
Apr 8 2011 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Linux Kernel AV7110 Driver dvb_ca_ioctl() Memory Corruption Error Lets Local Users Deny Service
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
Apr 12 2011 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Linux Kernel AV7110 Driver dvb_ca_ioctl() Memory Corruption Error Lets Local Users Deny Service
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.



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