Bug 1316993 - (CVE-2016-3139) CVE-2016-3139 kernel: Crash on invalid USB device descriptors (wacom driver)
CVE-2016-3139 kernel: Crash on invalid USB device descriptors (wacom driver)
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1283375 1283377 1317010
Blocks: 1317020
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Reported: 2016-03-11 11:21 EST by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2016-05-16 09:49 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-03-15 06:56:13 EDT
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Description Adam Mariš 2016-03-11 11:21:58 EST
Kernel crash occurs when presented a buggy USB device which requires wacom driver, causing null pointer dereference.

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Comment 2 Adam Mariš 2016-03-11 12:04:39 EST
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1317010]
Comment 3 Adam Mariš 2016-03-14 06:00:57 EDT
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Upstream commit: the upstream driver was rebased and does not have this bug, so this bug is rhel7-only and there is no upstream commit.
Comment 4 Vladis Dronov 2016-03-15 06:48:18 EDT

Name: Ralf Spenneberg (OpenSource Security)
Comment 5 Vladis Dronov 2016-03-15 06:51:51 EDT

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/.

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