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CVE-2015-5257 Detail

Current Description

drivers/usb/serial/whiteheat.c in the Linux kernel before 4.2.4 allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted USB device. NOTE: this ID was incorrectly used for an Apache Cordova issue that has the correct ID of CVE-2015-8320.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/23/2015
View Analysis Description

Evaluator Description

CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=cbb4be652d374f64661137756b8f357a1827d6a4
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3372
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.2.4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/09/23/1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76834
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2792-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2794-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2795-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2798-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2799-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1265607 Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/cbb4be652d374f64661137756b8f357a1827d6a4 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5257
NVD Published Date:
11/16/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016