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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      Last Modified:  02/07/2016

Evaluator Description

CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7566
Original release date:
02/07/2016
Last revised:
09/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
4.6 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
0.9
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
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 Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.9 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=cb3232138e37129e88240a98a1d2aba2187ff57c Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=cb3232138e37129e88240a98a1d2aba2187ff57c
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/176484.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2016-5d43766e33
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-January/175792.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2016-26e19f042a
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-January/176194.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2016-b59fd603be
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00052.html Third Party Advisory External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1672
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00059.html Third Party Advisory External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1707
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00005.html Third Party Advisory External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1764
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00038.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2074
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3448 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3448
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3503 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3503
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/537733/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20160309 OS-S 2016-09 Linux visor clie_5_attach Nullpointer Dereference CVE-2015-7566
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/82975 External Source BID 82975
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2929-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2929-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2929-2 External Source UBUNTU USN-2929-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2930-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2930-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2930-2 External Source UBUNTU USN-2930-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2930-3 External Source UBUNTU USN-2930-3
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2932-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2932-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2948-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2948-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2948-2 External Source UBUNTU USN-2948-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2967-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2967-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2967-2 External Source UBUNTU USN-2967-2
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1283371 Issue Tracking; VDB Entry External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1283371
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1296466 Issue Tracking; VDB Entry External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1296466
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/cb3232138e37129e88240a98a1d2aba2187ff57c External Source CONFIRM https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/cb3232138e37129e88240a98a1d2aba2187ff57c
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2015-7566 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source CONFIRM https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2015-7566
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/39540/ External Source EXPLOIT-DB 39540

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