CVE-2008-5033

Priority
Low
Description
The chip_command function in drivers/media/video/tvaudio.c in the Linux
kernel 2.6.25.x before 2.6.25.19, 2.6.26.x before 2.6.26.7, and 2.6.27.x
before 2.6.27.3 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL
function pointer dereference and OOPS) via unknown vectors.
Ubuntu-Description
It was discovered that the driver for simple i2c audio interfaces did
not correctly validate certain function pointers. A local user could
exploit this to gain root privileges or crash the system, leading to
a denial of service.
References
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron):DNE
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron):released (2.6.24-22.45)
Patches:
Upstream:http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=5ba2f67afb02c5302b2898949ed6fc3b3d37dcf1
Upstream:http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=01a1a3cc1e3fbe718bd06a2a5d4d1a2d0fb4d7d9
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Updated: 2012-06-01 15:19:16 UTC (commit 5347)