CVE-2017-16525

HIGH

Description

The usb_serial_console_disconnect function in drivers/usb/serial/console.c in the Linux kernel before 4.13.8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted USB device, related to disconnection and failed setup.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102028

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/299d7572e46f98534033a9e65973f13ad1ce9047

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/bd998c2e0df0469707503023d50d46cf0b10c787

https://groups.google.com/d/msg/syzkaller/cMACrmo1x0k/4KhRoUgABAAJ

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/12/msg00004.html

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3583-1/

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3583-2/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-11-04

Updated: 2018-03-16

Type: CWE-416

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.6

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 0.7

Severity: MEDIUM