drivers/media/video/v4l2-compat-ioctl32.c in the Video4Linux (V4L)
implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36 on 64-bit platforms
does not validate the destination of a memory copy operation, which
allows local users to write to arbitrary kernel memory locations, and
consequently gain privileges, via a VIDIOCSTUNER ioctl call on a
/dev/video device, followed by a VIDIOCSMICROCODE ioctl call on this
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