Bug 1416096 (CVE-2017-5547) - CVE-2017-5547 kernel: DMA buffers on stack
Summary: CVE-2017-5547 kernel: DMA buffers on stack
Alias: CVE-2017-5547
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20170113,reported=2...
Depends On: 1416128 1420411
Blocks: 1416135
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-01-24 15:15 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2019-06-08 21:44 UTC (History)
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drivers/hid/hid-corsair.c in the Linux kernel 4.9.x before 4.9.6 interacts incorrectly with the CONFIG_VMAP_STACK option which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash or memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging use of more than one virtual page for a DMA scatterlist.
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Last Closed: 2017-02-08 15:29:18 UTC

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Description Adam Mariš 2017-01-24 15:15:17 UTC
A possible DoS issue in HID corsair was found.

Upstream patch:


CVE assignment:


Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-01-24 16:29:07 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1416128]

Comment 4 Vladis Dronov 2017-02-08 15:24:26 UTC

This issue does not affect the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, 7 and MRG-2 as the code with the flaw is not present in the products listed.

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