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CVE-2015-7566 Detail

Description

The clie_5_attach function in drivers/usb/serial/visor.c in the Linux kernel through 4.4.1 allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by inserting a USB device that lacks a bulk-out endpoint.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/07/2016

Evaluator Description

CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 0.9


Attack Vector (AV): Physical
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

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): Low
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=cb3232138e37129e88240a98a1d2aba2187ff57c Vendor Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/176484.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-January/175792.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-January/176194.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00052.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00059.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00005.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00038.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3448
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3503
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/537733/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/82975
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2929-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2929-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2930-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2930-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2930-3
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2932-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2948-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2948-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2967-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2967-2
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1283371 Issue Tracking VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1296466 Issue Tracking VDB Entry
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/cb3232138e37129e88240a98a1d2aba2187ff57c
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2015-7566 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/39540/

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7566
NVD Published Date:
02/07/2016
NVD Last Modified:
09/07/2017