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[Bug 1037994] New: VUL-0: CVE-2017-8831: kernel-source: Double fetch problem in Linux-4.10.1 (saa7164_bus_get function in drivers/media/pci/saa7164/saa7164-bus.c)
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  • Date: Mon, 08 May 2017 10:36:38 +0000
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http://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1037994


Bug ID: 1037994
Summary: VUL-0: CVE-2017-8831: kernel-source: Double fetch
problem in Linux-4.10.1 (saa7164_bus_get function in
drivers/media/pci/saa7164/saa7164-bus.c)
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE Distribution
Version: Leap 42.2
Hardware: Other
OS: Other
Status: NEW
Severity: Normal
Priority: P5 - None
Component: Security
Assignee: security-team@xxxxxxx
Reporter: mikhail.kasimov@xxxxxxxxx
QA Contact: qa-bugs@xxxxxxx
Found By: ---
Blocker: ---

Ref: https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-8831
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Description

The saa7164_bus_get function in drivers/media/pci/saa7164/saa7164-bus.c in the
Linux kernel through 4.10.14 allows local users to cause a denial of service
(out-of-bounds array access) or possibly have unspecified other impact by
changing a certain sequence-number value, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability.
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Hyperlink

[1] https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=195559

[2] https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=195559#c2 (preliminary patch)

[3] https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2017-8831

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