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CVE-2012-2383

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2012-04-23
Bugzilla: 824176: CVE-2012-2383 kernel: drm/i915: integer overflow in i915_gem_execbuffer2()

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the i915_gem_execbuffer2 function in drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem_execbuffer.c in the Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.3.5 on 32-bit platforms allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted ioctl call.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2383 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.9
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Complete

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (kernel) RHSA-2012:1156 August 14, 2012

External References

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