The load_mixer_volumes function in sound/oss/soundcard.c in the OSS
sound subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37 incorrectly expects
that a certain name field ends with a '\0' character, which allows
local users to conduct buffer overflow attacks and gain privileges, or
possibly obtain sensitive information from kernel memory, via a
SOUND_MIXER_SETLEVELS ioctl call.
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20101230 CVE request: kernel: buffer overflow in OSS load_mixer_volumes
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