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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.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.6 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:P/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 0.7


Attack Vector (AV): Physical
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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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/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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)
4.13.7


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