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.
CVE-ID request and assignment:
Name: Ralf Spenneberg (OpenSource Security)
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1317010]
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/.
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.
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.
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.