CVE-2017-8924 Detail

Current Description

The edge_bulk_in_callback function in drivers/usb/serial/io_ti.c in the Linux kernel before 4.10.4 allows local users to obtain sensitive information (in the dmesg ringbuffer and syslog) from uninitialized kernel memory by using a crafted USB device (posing as an io_ti USB serial device) to trigger an integer underflow.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  4.6 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=654b404f2a222f918af9b0cd18ad469d0c941a8e Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3886 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.10.4 Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98451 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/654b404f2a222f918af9b0cd18ad469d0c941a8e Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-191 Integer Underflow (Wrap or Wraparound) cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8924
NVD Published Date:
05/12/2017
NVD Last Modified:
04/16/2019
Source:
MITRE