Bug 1510825 (CVE-2017-16537) - CVE-2017-16537 kernel: NULL pointer dereference in imon_probe function in drivers/media/rc/imon.c
Summary: CVE-2017-16537 kernel: NULL pointer dereference in imon_probe function in dri...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-16537
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1510854
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-11-08 10:09 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:25 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: kernel 4.13.11
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:30:39 UTC


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Description Adam Mariš 2017-11-08 10:09:26 UTC
The imon_probe function in drivers/media/rc/imon.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:

https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/9994017/

Bug report:

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/syzkaller/bBFN8imrjjo/-5jCl8EiCQAJ

Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-11-08 10:24:50 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1510854]


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