Bug 1141344 (CVE-2014-3183) - CVE-2014-3183 Kernel: HID: heap overflow due to lack of bounds checking
Summary: CVE-2014-3183 Kernel: HID: heap overflow due to lack of bounds checking
Alias: CVE-2014-3183
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1141347
Blocks: 1140968
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Reported: 2014-09-12 18:13 UTC by Prasad Pandit
Modified: 2021-02-17 06:13 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-02-10 07:58:06 UTC

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Description Prasad Pandit 2014-09-12 18:13:40 UTC
Linux kernel built with the Human Interface Device(HID) Bus support(CONFIG_HID)
along with a driver for Logitech Unifying receivers full support
(CONFIG_LOGITECH_DJ), is vulnerable to an OOB write flaw. It could occur if a
device offers an HID report of arbitrary count value.

A local user with physical access to the system could use this flaw to crash
the system resulting in DoS or potentially, escalate their privileges on the

Upstream fix:
  -> https://git.kernel.org/linus/51217e69697fba92a06e07e16f55c9a52d8e8945

Comment 1 Prasad Pandit 2014-09-12 18:17:36 UTC

This issue does not affect the versions of the kernel package as shipped with
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, 7 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.

Comment 2 Prasad Pandit 2014-09-12 18:18:23 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1141347]

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