Bug 1351076 (CVE-2012-6703) - CVE-2012-6703 kernel: Integer overflow in compress_core
Summary: CVE-2012-6703 kernel: Integer overflow in compress_core
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2012-6703
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Reported: 2016-06-29 07:39 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:52 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-06-29 07:39:46 UTC


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Description Adam Mariš 2016-06-29 07:39:01 UTC
An integer overflow was found in snd_compr_allocate_buffer(), that could result into allocating smaller buffer than expected.

Upstream patch:

https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=b35cc8225845112a616e3a2266d2fde5ab13d3ab

The patch was incomplete and introduced another issues known as CVE-2014-9904.

CVE assignment:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q2/616


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