Bug 1113406 (CVE-2014-4652) - CVE-2014-4652 Kernel: ALSA: control: protect user controls against races & memory disclosure
Summary: CVE-2014-4652 Kernel: ALSA: control: protect user controls against races & me...
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2014-4652
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability   
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Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1117336 1117337 1117338 1117339 1117340
Blocks: 1112943
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2014-06-26 07:01 UTC by Prasad J Pandit
Modified: 2018-12-09 18:03 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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An information leak flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) implementation handled access of the user control's state. A local, privileged user could use this flaw to leak kernel memory to user space.
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Last Closed: 2015-07-22 19:27:40 UTC
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2014:1083 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel-rt security and bug fix update 2014-08-20 14:51:31 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2014:1971 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel security and bug fix update 2014-12-10 01:33:29 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2015:1272 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update 2015-07-22 11:56:25 UTC

Description Prasad J Pandit 2014-06-26 07:01:12 UTC
Linux kernel built with the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture(ALSA) sound
system support(CONFIG_SND) is vulnerable to an information leakage flaw. It
could occur when two applications try to access control state simultaneously.

A user/application could use this flaw to leak arbitrary kernel memory bytes.

Upstream fix:
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  -> https://git.kernel.org/linus/07f4d9d74a04aa7c72c5dae0ef97565f28f17b92

Reference:
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  -> http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/06/26/6

Comment 1 Prasad J Pandit 2014-07-08 13:29:12 UTC
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Comment 5 Martin Prpič 2014-08-18 11:18:12 UTC
IssueDescription:

An information leak flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) implementation handled access of the user control's state. A local, privileged user could use this flaw to leak kernel memory to user space.

Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2014-08-20 10:51:45 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  MRG for RHEL-6 v.2

Via RHSA-2014:1083 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1083.html

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2014-12-09 20:34:17 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2014:1971 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1971.html

Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2015-07-22 08:09:07 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2015:1272 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1272.html


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