A flaw was found in the Linux kernel in the function hid_debug_events_read() in drivers/hid/hid-debug.c file which may enter an infinite loop with certain parameters passed from a userspace. A local privileged user ("root") can cause a system lock up and a denial of service.
An upstream patch:
Name: Vladis Dronov (Red Hat)
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1669449]
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):