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CVE-2017-17558 Detail

Current Description

The usb_destroy_configuration function in drivers/usb/core/config.c in the USB core subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.14.5 does not consider the maximum number of configurations and interfaces before attempting to release resources, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted USB device.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/12/2017
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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://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00007.html Third Party Advisory
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/12/12/7 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0676
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1062
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/01/msg00004.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3619-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3619-2/
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4073 Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4082
https://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-usb/msg163644.html Issue Tracking Patch

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-17558
NVD Published Date:
12/12/2017
NVD Last Modified:
04/11/2018