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CVE-2017-16538 Detail

Current Description

drivers/media/usb/dvb-usb-v2/lmedm04.c in the Linux kernel through 4.13.11 allows local users to cause a denial of service (general protection fault and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted USB device, related to a missing warm-start check and incorrect attach timing (dm04_lme2510_frontend_attach versus dm04_lme2510_tuner).

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

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-16538
Original release date:
11/03/2017
Last revised:
01/10/2018
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://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00007.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2018:0011
https://groups.google.com/d/msg/syzkaller/XwNidsl4X04/ti6I2IaRBAAJ Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://groups.google.com/d/msg/syzkaller/XwNidsl4X04/ti6I2IaRBAAJ
https://patchwork.linuxtv.org/patch/44566/ Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://patchwork.linuxtv.org/patch/44566/
https://patchwork.linuxtv.org/patch/44567/ Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://patchwork.linuxtv.org/patch/44567/
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4073 External Source DEBIAN DSA-4073
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4082 External Source DEBIAN DSA-4082

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