CVE-2016-3138 Detail

Current Description

The acm_probe function in drivers/usb/class/cdc-acm.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.1 allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a USB device without both a control and a data endpoint descriptor.


View Analysis Description

Evaluator Description

CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
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=8835ba4a39cf53f705417b3b3a94eb067673f2c9 Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-05/msg00060.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/msg00056.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-3607
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.5.1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/03/14/4
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2968-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2968-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2969-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2970-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2971-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2971-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2971-3
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2996-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2997-1 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1316204 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/8835ba4a39cf53f705417b3b3a94eb067673f2c9 Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3138
NVD Published Date:
05/02/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/30/2016
Source:
MITRE