CVE-2017-16536

HIGH

Description

The cx231xx_usb_probe function in drivers/media/usb/cx231xx/cx231xx-cards.c in the Linux kernel through 4.13.11 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted USB device.

References

https://groups.google.com/d/msg/syzkaller/WlUAVfDvpRk/1V1xuEA4AgAJ

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

https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/9963527/

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3619-1/

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3619-2/

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-11-04

Updated: 2018-08-24

Type: CWE-476

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