CVE-2017-16538

HIGH

Description

drivers/media/usb/dvb-usb-v2/lmedm04.c in the Linux kernel through 4.13.11 allows local users to cause a denial of service (general protection fault and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted USB device, related to a missing warm-start check and incorrect attach timing (dm04_lme2510_frontend_attach versus dm04_lme2510_tuner).

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00007.html

https://groups.google.com/d/msg/syzkaller/XwNidsl4X04/ti6I2IaRBAAJ

https://patchwork.linuxtv.org/patch/44566/

https://patchwork.linuxtv.org/patch/44567/

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3631-1/

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3631-2/

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4073

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4082

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-11-04

Updated: 2018-08-24

Type: CWE-20

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