CVE-2017-16527

HIGH

Description

sound/usb/mixer.c in the Linux kernel before 4.13.8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (snd_usb_mixer_interrupt use-after-free and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted USB device.

References

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/124751d5e63c823092060074bd0abaae61aaa9c4

https://groups.google.com/d/msg/syzkaller/jf7GTr_g2CU/iVlLhMciCQAJ

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

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3754-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-11-04

Updated: 2018-08-24

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