Vulnerability CVE-2017-16538


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

Description:
drivers/media/usb/dvb-usb-v2/lmedm04.c in the Linux kernel through 4.13.11 allows local users to cause a denial of service (general protection fault and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted USB device, related to a missing warm-start check and incorrect attach timing (dm04_lme2510_frontend_attach versus dm04_lme2510_tuner).

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

Vendor: Linux
Product: Linux kernel 
Version: 4.13.11;

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:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00007.html
https://groups.google.com/d/msg/syzkaller/XwNidsl4X04/ti6I2IaRBAAJ
https://patchwork.linuxtv.org/patch/44566/
https://patchwork.linuxtv.org/patch/44567/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3631-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3631-2/
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4073
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4082

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