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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
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Evaluator Description

CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.2.3


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