CVE-2016-5400

MEDIUM

Description

Memory leak in the airspy_probe function in drivers/media/usb/airspy/airspy.c in the airspy USB driver in the Linux kernel before 4.7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted USB device that emulates many VFL_TYPE_SDR or VFL_TYPE_SUBDEV devices and performs many connect and disconnect operations.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=aa93d1fee85c890a34f2510a310e55ee76a27848

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/25/1

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92104

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036432

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3070-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3070-2

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3070-3

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3070-4

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1358184

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/aa93d1fee85c890a34f2510a310e55ee76a27848

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-08-06

Updated: 2017-09-01

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 0.7

Severity: MEDIUM