Bug 1308444 (CVE-2016-2384) - CVE-2016-2384 kernel: double-free in usb-audio triggered by invalid USB descriptor
Summary: CVE-2016-2384 kernel: double-free in usb-audio triggered by invalid USB descr...
Status: ASSIGNED
Alias: CVE-2016-2384
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
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Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20160214,reported=2...
Keywords: Reopened, Security
Depends On: 1308445 1310663 1310666 1310667 1310668
Blocks: 1308446
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2016-02-15 09:15 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-06-08 21:00 UTC (History)
33 users (show)

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A flaw was found in the USB-MIDI Linux kernel driver: a double-free error could be triggered for the 'umidi' object. An attacker with physical access to the system could use this flaw to escalate their privileges.
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Last Closed: 2016-02-16 19:59:15 UTC


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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2016:2574 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update 2016-11-03 12:06:10 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2016:2584 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel-rt security, bug fix, and enhancement update 2016-11-03 12:08:49 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2017:0817 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update 2017-03-21 13:06:51 UTC

Description Andrej Nemec 2016-02-15 09:15:28 UTC
Description:

A vulnerability was found in the Linux kernel. There is a possibility of double-free on 'umidi' object. The 'umidi' object will be free'd on the error path by snd_usbmidi_free() when tearing down the rawmidi interface causing the system panic.

Upstream report and fix:

https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=07d86ca93db7e5cdf4743564d98292042ec21af7

External reference:

https://lkml.org/lkml/2016/2/13/11
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q1/331

CVE assignment:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q1/334

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2016-02-15 09:16:21 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1308445]

Comment 3 Vladis Dronov 2016-02-16 19:58:34 UTC
Statement:

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. Future updates for the respective releases may address the issue.

Comment 4 Martin Prpič 2016-02-22 10:42:03 UTC
Detailed write-up:

https://xairy.github.io/blog/2016/cve-2016-2384

Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2016-02-28 08:19:50 UTC
kernel-4.3.6-201.fc22 has been pushed to the Fedora 22 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 11 Fedora Update System 2016-02-28 12:21:53 UTC
kernel-4.4.2-301.fc23 has been pushed to the Fedora 23 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 12 Fedora Update System 2016-03-05 01:18:54 UTC
kernel-4.4.3-201.fc22 has been pushed to the Fedora 22 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 15 errata-xmlrpc 2016-11-03 15:33:57 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2016:2574 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2574.html

Comment 16 errata-xmlrpc 2016-11-03 19:42:04 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2016:2584 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2584.html

Comment 17 errata-xmlrpc 2016-11-03 21:32:28 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2016:2574 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2574.html

Comment 18 errata-xmlrpc 2016-11-03 21:47:37 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2016:2584 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2584.html

Comment 19 errata-xmlrpc 2017-03-21 12:36:35 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2017:0817 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0817.html


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