Bug 1164266 (CVE-2014-8884) - CVE-2014-8884 kernel: usb: buffer overflow in ttusb-dec
Summary: CVE-2014-8884 kernel: usb: buffer overflow in ttusb-dec
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2014-8884
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1167115 1167116 1167117 1170971 1170972
Blocks: 1164268
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2014-11-14 14:02 UTC by Martin Prpič
Modified: 2019-05-20 11:21 UTC (History)
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A stack-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the TechnoTrend/Hauppauge DEC USB device driver. A local user with write access to the corresponding device could use this flaw to crash the kernel or, potentially, elevate their privileges on the system.
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2015:0290 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update 2015-03-05 16:13:58 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2015:0782 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel security and bug fix update 2015-04-07 19:08:32 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2015:0864 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel security and bug fix update 2015-04-21 19:00:52 UTC

Description Martin Prpič 2014-11-14 14:02:18 UTC
Linux kernel built with TechnoTrend/Hauppauge DEC USB driver support is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow flaw.

A local user with write access to the corresponding device could use this flaw to crash the kernel or, potentially, elevate their privileges.

Please note that in order to exploit this issue the TechnoTrend/Hauppauge DEC USB device needs to be plugged in on the system.

Upstream fix:
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 -> https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=f2e323ec96077642d397bb1c355def536d489d16

Reference:
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 -> http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q4/611

Comment 1 Petr Matousek 2014-11-16 10:43:57 UTC
CVE id has been assigned to this issue:
  http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q4/615

Comment 3 Petr Matousek 2014-11-23 20:23:35 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1167117]

Comment 4 Petr Matousek 2014-11-23 20:26:20 UTC
Statement:

This issue does not affect the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.

Future kernel updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7 may address this issue.

Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2015-03-05 12:59:23 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2015:0290 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0290.html

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2015-04-07 15:12:46 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 EUS - Server and Compute Node Only

Via RHSA-2015:0782 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0782.html

Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2015-04-21 15:01:56 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2015:0864 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0864.html


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