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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.

Source:  MITRE
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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=162f98dea487206d9ab79fc12ed64700667a894d Patch Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00052.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00007.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3607
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/85425
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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04::~~lts~~~
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 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04::~~lts~~~
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 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10
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 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04::~~lts~~~
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel
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Up to (including)
4.5.2

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_debuginfo:11:sp4
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 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:11:extra
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 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:11:sp4
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 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:11.0:sp4
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2187
NVD Published Date:
05/02/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2016