CVE-2017-16534

HIGH

Description

The cdc_parse_cdc_header function in drivers/usb/core/message.c in the Linux kernel before 4.13.6 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://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00007.html

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/2e1c42391ff2556387b3cb6308b24f6f65619feb

https://groups.google.com/d/msg/syzkaller/nXnjqI73uPo/6sUyq6kqAgAJ

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-11-04

Updated: 2018-01-06

Type: CWE-119

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