Bug 1445328 (CVE-2017-8070) - CVE-2017-8070 kernel: catc.c interacts incorrectly with the CONFIG_VMAP_STACK option
Summary: CVE-2017-8070 kernel: catc.c interacts incorrectly with the CONFIG_VMAP_STACK...
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2017-8070
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability   
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Version: unspecified
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OS: Linux
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1445344
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Reported: 2017-04-25 13:43 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2019-02-08 15:01 UTC (History)
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Description Adam Mariš 2017-04-25 13:43:02 UTC
drivers/net/usb/catc.c in the Linux kernel 4.9.x before 4.9.11
interacts incorrectly with the CONFIG_VMAP_STACK option, which allows
local users to cause a denial of service (system crash or memory
corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging
use of more than one virtual page for a DMA scatterlist.

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Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-04-25 13:53:03 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1445344]

Comment 2 Justin M. Forbes 2017-04-25 21:37:33 UTC
All Fedora releases have been on 4.10.x or newer for some time now.

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