Bug 142596 - CAN-2004-1017 io_edgeport driver overflows
CAN-2004-1017 io_edgeport driver overflows
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
ia64 Linux
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Assigned To: Jim Paradis
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-12-10 15:07 EST by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2013-08-05 21:10 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-01-21 10:41:19 EST
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:017 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel security update 2005-01-21 00:00:00 EST

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Description Josh Bressers 2004-12-10 15:07:30 EST
bug 128916 outlines problems with the io_edgeport driver.  This could
potentially allow a USB dongle to crash the kernel or gain privileges
on insertion.

A tested patch for this issue is available:
Comment 1 Jim Paradis 2004-12-21 13:38:12 EST
A fix for this problem has just been committed to the RHEL2.1 E7
patch pool (in kernel version 2.4.18-e.53)
Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2005-01-21 10:41:19 EST
An advisory 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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