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CVE-2015-8816 Detail

Current Description

The hub_activate function in drivers/usb/core/hub.c in the Linux kernel before 4.3.5 does not properly maintain a hub-interface data structure, which allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid memory access and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by unplugging a USB hub device.

Source:  MITRE
View Analysis Description

Evaluator Description

CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=e50293ef9775c5f1cf3fcc093037dd6a8c5684ea Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-04/msg00019.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00052.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00054.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/msg00003.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00008.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00009.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00015.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00016.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00018.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00019.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00020.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00021.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00022.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00026.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00038.html
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-07-01.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3503
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.3.5 Vendor Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/02/23/5
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinoct2016-3090547.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/83363
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1311589 Issue Tracking
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/e50293ef9775c5f1cf3fcc093037dd6a8c5684ea Patch 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:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_debuginfo:11:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_desktop:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_live_patching:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_module_for_public_cloud:12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_real_time_extension:11:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_real_time_extension:12:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:11:extra:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:11:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:11.0:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_workstation_extension:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.3.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8816
NVD Published Date:
04/27/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/02/2016