Upstream information

CVE-2008-3496 at MITRE


Buffer overflow in format descriptor parsing in the uvc_parse_format function in drivers/media/video/uvc/uvc_driver.c in uvcvideo in the video4linux (V4L) implementation in the Linux kernel before has unknown impact and attack vectors.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 10
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 415702 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 11.0
  • uvcvideo-kmp-debug >= r200_2.6.25.11_0.1-2.4
  • uvcvideo-kmp-default >= r200_2.6.25.11_0.1-2.4
  • uvcvideo-kmp-pae >= r200_2.6.25.11_0.1-2.4
  • uvcvideo-kmp-ppc64 >= r200_2.6.25.11_0.1-2.4
  • uvcvideo-kmp-xen >= r200_2.6.25.11_0.1-2.4