Bug 471835 - kernel: V4L/DVB (9621): Avoid writing outside shadow.bytes[] array
kernel: V4L/DVB (9621): Avoid writing outside shadow.bytes[] array
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
Depends On: 471840 471841 471842 471843 471844 471845 471846 471847
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Reported: 2008-11-16 23:10 EST by Eugene Teo (Security Response)
Modified: 2011-09-30 17:13 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-09-30 17:13:24 EDT
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Description Eugene Teo (Security Response) 2008-11-16 23:10:29 EST
From: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@redhat.com>
There were no check about the limits of shadow.bytes array. This offers a risk of writing values outside the limits, overriding other data areas.
Comment 4 Kurt Seifried 2011-09-30 17:13:24 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise MRG v1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (version 5)

Via RHSA-2009:0053 available at

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