A flaw was found in in the Linux kernel's USB device management code which could cause a crash when a device which required iowarrior driver. The kernel would panic causing null pointer dereference attempting to access non existent endpoints.
Name: Ralf Spenneberg (OpenSource Security)
cve-id CVE-2016-2188 was assigned internally by the Red Hat.
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1317467]
I sent a patch upstream for this. We'll see what they say.
linux-usb@ patch and thread:
linux-kernel@ patch and thread:
This issue does not affect the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 as the code with the flaw is not present in the products listed.
This issue affects the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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-4.4.6-301.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.