Bug 1516273 (CVE-2017-16644) - CVE-2017-16644 kernel: Improper error handling in drivers/media/usb/hdpvr/hdpvr-core.c
Summary: CVE-2017-16644 kernel: Improper error handling in drivers/media/usb/hdpvr/hdp...
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2017-16644
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability   
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Hardware: All Linux
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1516274
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Reported: 2017-11-22 11:49 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-02-08 14:56 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: kernel 4.14
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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-11-22 11:49:07 UTC
The hdpvr_probe function in drivers/media/usb/hdpvr/hdpvr-core.c in the Linux kernel through 4.13.11 allows local users to cause a denial of service (improper error handling and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted USB device.

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Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-11-22 11:52:31 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1516274]

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