Bug 1000373 (CVE-2013-2899) - CVE-2013-2899 Kernel: HID: picolcd_core: NULL pointer dereference
Summary: CVE-2013-2899 Kernel: HID: picolcd_core: NULL pointer dereference
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2013-2899
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1000374 1002604
Blocks: 1000368
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Reported: 2013-08-23 10:07 UTC by Prasad J Pandit
Modified: 2019-06-08 19:41 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-06-10 08:38:31 UTC


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Description Prasad J Pandit 2013-08-23 10:07:50 UTC
Linux kernel built with the Human Interface Device(CONFIG_HID) support along
with the Minibox PicoLCD devices(CONFIG_HID_PICOLCD) driver is vulnerable to
a NULL pointer dereference flaw. It could occur when the HID device sends
malicious output report to the kernel driver.

A local user with physical access to the system could use this flaw to crash
the kernel resulting in DoS.

Comment 1 Prasad J Pandit 2013-08-23 10:10:23 UTC
Statement:

This issue does not affect the versions of the kernel package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.

Comment 4 Prasad J Pandit 2013-08-29 14:04:35 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1002604]

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2013-09-13 01:05:25 UTC
kernel-3.10.11-200.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2013-09-16 00:27:14 UTC
kernel-3.10.11-100.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.


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