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Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow')

CVE-2011-2700

Severity Low
Score 2.1/10

Summary

Multiple buffer overflows in the si4713_write_econtrol_string function in drivers/media/radio/si4713-i2c.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39.4 on the N900 platform might allow local users to cause a denial of service or have unspecified other impact via a crafted s_ext_ctrls operation with a (1) V4L2_CID_RDS_TX_PS_NAME or (2) V4L2_CID_RDS_TX_RADIO_TEXT control ID.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL

CWE-120 - Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow')

The program copies an input buffer to an output buffer without verifying that the size of the input buffer is less than the size of the output buffer, leading to a buffer overflow.

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