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CVE-2017-16533 Detail

Current Description

The usbhid_parse function in drivers/hid/usbhid/hid-core.c in the Linux kernel before 4.13.8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted USB device.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/04/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-16533
Original release date:
11/03/2017
Last revised:
02/03/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 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 (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
0.7
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
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 Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102026 External Source BID 102026
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f043bfc98c193c284e2cd768fefabe18ac2fed9b Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f043bfc98c193c284e2cd768fefabe18ac2fed9b
https://groups.google.com/d/msg/syzkaller/CxkJ9QZgwlM/O3IOvAaGAwAJ Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://groups.google.com/d/msg/syzkaller/CxkJ9QZgwlM/O3IOvAaGAwAJ
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/12/msg00004.html External Source MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20171210 [SECURITY] [DLA 1200-1] linux security update

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