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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      Last Modified:  12/12/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-17558
Original release date:
12/12/2017
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://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00007.html Third Party Advisory External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2018:0011
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/12/12/7 Mailing List; Third Party Advisory External Source MISC http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/12/12/7
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/01/msg00004.html External Source MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20180107 [SECURITY] [DLA 1232-1] linux security update
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4073 Third Party Advisory External Source DEBIAN DSA-4073
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4082 External Source DEBIAN DSA-4082
https://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-usb/msg163644.html Issue Tracking; Patch External Source MISC https://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-usb/msg163644.html

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