Upstream information

CVE-2012-6703 at MITRE

Description

Integer overflow in the snd_compr_allocate_buffer function in sound/core/compress_offload.c in the ALSA subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.6-rc6-next-20120917 allows local users to cause a denial of service (insufficient memory allocation) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted SNDRV_COMPRESS_SET_PARAMS ioctl call.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.2 3.3
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Complete Partial
Integrity Impact Complete None
Availability Impact Complete Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 986811 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 986941 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 GA kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 GA kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis