Bug 1316204 (CVE-2016-3138) - CVE-2016-3138 kernel: Crash on invalid USB device descriptors (cdc_acm driver)
Summary: CVE-2016-3138 kernel: Crash on invalid USB device descriptors (cdc_acm driver)
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2016-3138
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: 1283366 1317010
Blocks: 1317020
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2016-03-09 16:52 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2019-06-08 21:04 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-03-18 10:22:40 UTC


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Description Adam Mariš 2016-03-09 16:52:39 UTC
A flaw was found in the Linux kernel handling when a buggy USB device is attached attempting to use the cdc_acm kernel module.  This flaw would cause the kernel to panic by a null pointer dereference.

Public via:

http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2016/Mar/54

CVE-ID request and assignment:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q1/605

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q1/622

Upstream patch:

https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=8835ba4a39cf53f705417b3b3a94eb067673f2c9

Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2016-03-09 16:52:42 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: Ralf Spenneberg (OpenSource Security)

Comment 2 Adam Mariš 2016-03-11 17:03:53 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1317010]

Comment 6 Vladis Dronov 2016-03-18 10:22:40 UTC
Statement:

This issue affects the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, 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 7 Fedora Update System 2016-04-02 00:43:31 UTC
kernel-4.5.0-302.fc24 has been pushed to the Fedora 24 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2016-04-02 15:51:23 UTC
kernel-4.5.0-302.fc24 has been pushed to the Fedora 24 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2016-04-08 15:52:35 UTC
kernel-4.4.6-301.fc23 has been pushed to the Fedora 23 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2016-04-08 20:20:20 UTC
kernel-4.4.6-201.fc22 has been pushed to the Fedora 22 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.


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