Bug 999960 (CVE-2013-2891) - CVE-2013-2891 Kernel: HID: steelseries: heap overflow flaw
Summary: CVE-2013-2891 Kernel: HID: steelseries: heap overflow flaw
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2013-2891
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 999962 1002555
Blocks: 999956
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Reported: 2013-08-22 13:05 UTC by Prasad J Pandit
Modified: 2019-06-08 19:41 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-06-10 06:58:35 UTC


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Description Prasad J Pandit 2013-08-22 13:05:23 UTC
Linux kernel built with the Human Interface Device Bus support(CONFIG_HID)
along with a driver for the Steelseries SRW-S1 steering wheel
(CONFIG_HID_STEELSERIES) is vulnerable to a heap overflow flaw. It could occur
when an HID device sends malicious output report to the kernel driver.

A local user with physical access to the system could use this flaw to crash
the kernel resulting in DoS or potential privilege escalation to gain root
access via arbitrary code execution.

Comment 1 Prasad J Pandit 2013-08-22 13:07:04 UTC
Statement:

This issue does not affect the versions of the kernel package as shipped with
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.

Comment 4 Prasad J Pandit 2013-08-29 12:53:09 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1002555]

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2013-09-13 01:03:44 UTC
kernel-3.10.11-200.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2013-09-16 00:25:40 UTC
kernel-3.10.11-100.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.


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