The snd_mem_proc_read function in sound/core/memalloc.c in the
Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) in the Linux kernel before
22.214.171.124 does not return the correct write size, which allows local
users to obtain sensitive information (kernel memory contents) via a
small count argument, as demonstrated by multiple reads of
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IDEFENSE:20070925 Linux Kernel ALSA snd_mem_proc_read Information Disclosure Vulnerability
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