CVE-2017-16533

HIGH

Description

The usbhid_parse function in drivers/hid/usbhid/hid-core.c in the Linux kernel before 4.13.8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted USB device.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102026

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f043bfc98c193c284e2cd768fefabe18ac2fed9b

https://groups.google.com/d/msg/syzkaller/CxkJ9QZgwlM/O3IOvAaGAwAJ

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-125

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