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CVE-2016-5400 Detail

Current Description

Memory leak in the airspy_probe function in drivers/media/usb/airspy/airspy.c in the airspy USB driver in the Linux kernel before 4.7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted USB device that emulates many VFL_TYPE_SDR or VFL_TYPE_SUBDEV devices and performs many connect and disconnect operations.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:L/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=aa93d1fee85c890a34f2510a310e55ee76a27848 Issue Tracking Patch
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/25/1 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92104
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036432
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3070-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3070-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3070-3
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3070-4
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1358184 Issue Tracking
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/aa93d1fee85c890a34f2510a310e55ee76a27848 Issue Tracking Patch

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.6.6


Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5400
NVD Published Date:
08/06/2016
NVD Last Modified:
08/31/2017