DescriptionThe video_usercopy function in drivers/media/video/v4l2-ioctl.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 relies on the count value of a v4l2_ext_controls data structure to determine a kmalloc size, which might allow local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large value.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database||SUSE|
Status of this issue by product and package
Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2||kernel-source||Not affected|