A flaw was found in in the Linux kernel's USB device management code which could cause a crash when a device which required mct_u232 driver. The kernel would panic caused by a null pointer dereference.
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1317010]
CVE request and assignment:
Patch sent upstream:
Name: Ralf Spenneberg (OpenSource Security)
This issue does not affect the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 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 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-4.5.0-302.fc24 has been pushed to the Fedora 24 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
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.