Vulnerability CVE-2017-16537


Published: 2017-11-03   Modified: 2017-11-04

Description:
The imon_probe function in drivers/media/rc/imon.c in the Linux kernel through 4.13.11 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted USB device.

Type:

CWE-476

(NULL Pointer Dereference)

Vendor: Linux
Product: Linux kernel 
Version: 4.13.7;

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete

 References:
https://groups.google.com/d/msg/syzkaller/bBFN8imrjjo/-5jCl8EiCQAJ
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/12/msg00004.html
https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/9994017/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3617-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3617-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3617-3/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3619-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3619-2/

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