69553 : Linux Kernel sound/pci/rme9652/hdspm.c snd_hdspm_hwdep_ioctl Function SNDRV_HDSPM_IOCTL_GET_CONFIG_INFO IOCTL Call Local Memory Disclosure
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Linux Kernel contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure.  The issue is triggered when the 'snd_hdspm_hwdep_ioctl' function in 'sound/pci/rme9652/hdspm.c' fails to properly initialize a certain structure occurs, which will disclose potentially sensitive kernel stack memory information via an 'SNDRV_HDSPM_IOCTL_GET_CONFIG_INFO IOCTL' call to a local attacker.


Location: Local Access Required
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified


Upgrade to version 2.6.36-rc6 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.


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CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 1.9
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2010-12-01 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_1 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_0


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