CVE-2017-16643

HIGH

Description

The parse_hid_report_descriptor function in drivers/input/tablet/gtco.c in the Linux kernel before 4.13.11 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.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.13.11

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101769

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/a50829479f58416a013a4ccca791336af3c584c7

https://groups.google.com/d/msg/syzkaller/McWFcOsA47Y/3bjtBBgaBAAJ

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

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-11-07

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