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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
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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://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://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1170
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1190
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/01/msg00004.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3619-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3619-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3754-1/
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4073 Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4082
https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2019-5072832.html
https://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-usb/msg163644.html Issue Tracking Patch

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
4.14.5

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_server:11:extra:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_server:11:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:
05/14/2019