Bug 1320060 (CVE-2016-3689)

Summary: CVE-2016-3689 kernel: denial of service via malicious device using ims-pcu driver
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Andrej Nemec <anemec>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact:
Severity: low Docs Contact:
Priority: low    
Version: unspecifiedCC: agordeev, aquini, arm-mgr, bhu, dhoward, esammons, fhrbata, gansalmon, iboverma, itamar, jforbes, jkacur, joelsmith, jonathan, jross, jwboyer, kernel-maint, kernel-mgr, kstutsma, lgoncalv, lwang, madhu.chinakonda, matt, mchehab, mcressma, mguzik, nmurray, pholasek, plougher, rt-maint, rvrbovsk, slawomir, vdronov, williams
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
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Last Closed: 2016-03-30 13:18:18 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 1320061    
Bug Blocks: Embargoed1320063    

Description Andrej Nemec 2016-03-22 09:04:20 UTC
A vulnerability was found in the Linux kernel. A device pretending to be a device driven by the ims-pcu driver but leaving out either of the two interfaces present on the genuine device will oops the driver.

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Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2016-03-22 09:05:02 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1320061]

Comment 4 Vladis Dronov 2016-03-30 13:17:30 UTC

This issue does not affect the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 as the code with the flaw is not present in the products listed.

This issue affects the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and MRG-2. This has been rated as having Low security impact and is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/.

Comment 5 Andrej Nemec 2016-03-30 15:00:59 UTC
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