CVE-2011-1169

MEDIUM

Description

Array index error in the asihpi_hpi_ioctl function in sound/pci/asihpi/hpioctl.c in the AudioScience HPI driver in the Linux kernel before 2.6.38.1 might allow local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted adapter index value that triggers access to an invalid kernel pointer.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/tiwai/sound-2.6.git;a=commit;h=4a122c10fbfe9020df469f0f669da129c5757671

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/18/1

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/18/2

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.38.1

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=688898

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-05-03

Updated: 2012-04-27

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM