CVE-2017-16525 Detail

Current Description

The usb_serial_console_disconnect function in drivers/usb/serial/console.c in the Linux kernel before 4.13.8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted USB device, related to disconnection and failed setup.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.6 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102028
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/299d7572e46f98534033a9e65973f13ad1ce9047 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/bd998c2e0df0469707503023d50d46cf0b10c787 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://groups.google.com/d/msg/syzkaller/cMACrmo1x0k/4KhRoUgABAAJ Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/12/msg00004.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3583-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3583-2/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-416 Use After Free cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-16525
NVD Published Date:
11/03/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/15/2018
Source:
MITRE