Bug 247728 - (CVE-2007-3513) CVE-2007-3513 Locally triggerable memory consumption in usblcd
CVE-2007-3513 Locally triggerable memory consumption in usblcd
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 276001 276011
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Reported: 2007-07-10 23:49 EDT by Marcel Holtmann
Modified: 2011-09-28 13:07 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-09-28 13:07:35 EDT
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Description Marcel Holtmann 2007-07-10 23:49:12 EDT
usblcd currently has no way to limit memory consumption by fast writers. This is
a security problem, as it allows users with write access to this device to drive
the system into oom despite resource limits.
Comment 5 Kurt Seifried 2011-09-28 13:07:35 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Linux Enterprise 5

Via RHSA-2007:0940 available at https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0940.html

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