Bug 90276 - Some drivers are missing a copy_from_user() function call
Some drivers are missing a copy_from_user() function call
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-05-06 08:10 EDT by Arjan van de Ven
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:53 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-05-14 14:09:58 EDT
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Description Arjan van de Ven 2003-05-06 08:10:28 EDT
Description of problem: 
 
The stanford checker has found several cases where userspace pointers are dereferenced 
directly instead of going via copy_from_user. 
Drivers include the sx (serial) driver and the zoran video capture driver
Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2003-05-14 14:09:58 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.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-172.html

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