Bug 1510835 (CVE-2017-16532) - CVE-2017-16532 kernel: Null pointer dereference in get_endpoints function in drivers/usb/misc/usbtest.c
Summary: CVE-2017-16532 kernel: Null pointer dereference in get_endpoints function in ...
Alias: CVE-2017-16532
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1510854
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Reported: 2017-11-08 10:13 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2019-06-08 22:28 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:30:43 UTC

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Description Adam Mariš 2017-11-08 10:13:49 UTC
The get_endpoints function in drivers/usb/misc/usbtest.c in the Linux kernel through 4.13.11 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted USB device.

Upstream fix:


Bug report:


Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-11-08 10:27:20 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1510854]

Comment 2 Justin M. Forbes 2017-11-08 14:01:33 UTC
Removed the fixed in version, the fix for this has not been included in upstream stable 4.13.11 or 4.13.12.

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