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Bug 119561 - Kernel: buffer overflow in TwinHan DST DVB driver (CVE-2005-4639)
Summary: Kernel: buffer overflow in TwinHan DST DVB driver (CVE-2005-4639)
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Kernel (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: [linux < 2.6.15]
Depends on:
Reported: 2006-01-19 08:43 UTC by Thierry Carrez (RETIRED)
Modified: 2009-05-03 16:01 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Description Thierry Carrez (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2006-01-19 08:43:00 UTC
Perceval Anichini found a buffer overflow in the TwinHan DST
Frontend/Card DVB driver. A local user could exploit this to crash the
kernel or possibly execute arbitrary code with full kernel privileges (CVE-2005-4639)
Comment 2 Tim Yamin (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2006-01-22 16:17:54 UTC
CCing maintainers:

hardened-sources: hardened herd, kerframil, johnm
mips-sources: Kumba (this probably might not affect MIPS)
rsbac-sources: kang
xbox-sources: gimli
Comment 3 Kerin Millar 2006-02-01 10:29:54 UTC
Fixed in hardened-sources-2.6.14-r5 and genpatches-2.6.14-10.
Comment 4 Tim Yamin (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2006-04-20 10:55:58 UTC
All fixed now, thanks!