Bug 121045 - CAN-2004-0178 Soundblaster 16 local DoS
CAN-2004-0178 Soundblaster 16 local DoS
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Ernie Petrides
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-04-16 09:53 EDT by Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2004-08-03 18:36:26 EDT
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Description Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2004-04-16 09:53:27 EDT
Minor severity: An improperly handled sample size in the Sound Blaster
16 driver for Linux 2.4.x allows local users to cause a denial of
service (crash).

Reported via Alan Cox from Andreas Kies on March 02.  Public from
April 14th.
Comment 5 Ernie Petrides 2004-05-11 00:02:56 EDT
The fix in comment #1 has just been committed to the RHEL3 U3
patch pool this evening (in kernel version 2.4.21-15.3.EL).
Comment 6 Ernie Petrides 2004-07-31 01:54:25 EDT
A fix for this problem has also been committed to the RHEL3 E3
patch pool (in kernel version 2.4.21-15.0.4.EL).
Comment 7 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2004-08-03 18:36:26 EDT
An errata has been issued which should help the problem 
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being 
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, 
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report 
if the solution does not work for you.


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