Bug 1445331 (CVE-2017-8071) - CVE-2017-8071 kernel: hid-cp2112.c uses a spinlock without considering that sleeping is possible in a USB HID request callback
Summary: CVE-2017-8071 kernel: hid-cp2112.c uses a spinlock without considering that s...
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2017-8071
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-04-25 13:45 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2019-06-08 21:58 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-04-25 13:59:17 UTC


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Description Adam Mariš 2017-04-25 13:45:48 UTC
drivers/hid/hid-cp2112.c in the Linux kernel 4.9.x before 4.9.9 uses a
spinlock without considering that sleeping is possible in a USB HID
request callback, which allows local users to cause a denial of
service (deadlock) via unspecified vectors.

Upstream patch:

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/7a7b5df84b6b4e5d599c7289526eed96541a0654


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