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CVE-2016-2187 Detail

Current Description

The gtco_probe function in drivers/input/tablet/gtco.c in the Linux kernel through 4.5.2 allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a crafted endpoints value in a USB device descriptor.

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Evaluator Description

CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference


CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=162f98dea487206d9ab79fc12ed64700667a894d Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00052.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2989-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2996-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2997-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2998-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3000-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3001-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3002-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3003-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3004-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3005-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3006-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3007-1 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1317017 Issue Tracking 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/162f98dea487206d9ab79fc12ed64700667a894d Patch  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

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