CVE-2014-3185

MEDIUM

Description

Multiple buffer overflows in the command_port_read_callback function in drivers/usb/serial/whiteheat.c in the Whiteheat USB Serial Driver in the Linux kernel before 3.16.2 allow physically proximate attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) via a crafted device that provides a large amount of (1) EHCI or (2) XHCI data associated with a bulk response.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=6817ae225cd650fb1c3295d769298c38b1eba818

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-03/msg00010.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-03/msg00025.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00000.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00020.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1318.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0284.html

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.16.2

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/09/11/21

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/69781

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2374-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2375-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2376-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2377-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2378-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2379-1

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1141400

https://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=98

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/6817ae225cd650fb1c3295d769298c38b1eba818

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-09-28

Updated: 2015-05-12

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM