Bug 1458182 (CVE-2007-6761) - CVE-2007-6761 kernel: Improper initialization of videobuf_mapping data structures
Summary: CVE-2007-6761 kernel: Improper initialization of videobuf_mapping data struct...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2007-6761
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: 2017-06-02 08:54 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2021-02-17 02:04 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-06-02 08:59:09 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-06-02 08:54:44 UTC
It was found that drivers/media/video/videobuf-vmalloc.c in the Linux kernel does not initialize videobuf_mapping data structures, which allows local users to trigger an incorrect count value and videobuf leak via unspecified vectors.

Upstream patch:

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/0b29669c065f60501e7289e1950fa2a618962358

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-06-02 08:58:39 UTC
Statement:

This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, 7 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is now in Extended Life-cycle Support phase of the support and maintenance life cycle. This has been rated as having Moderate security impact and is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/.


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