Upstream information

CVE-2005-4639 at MITRE

Description

Buffer overflow in the CA-driver (dst_ca.c) for TwinHan DST Frontend/Card in Linux kernel 2.6.12 and other versions before 2.6.15 allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code by "reading more than 8 bytes into an 8 byte long array".

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 142500 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

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