Bug 2172948 (CVE-2023-25012) - CVE-2023-25012 kernel: hid: use-after-free in bigben_set_led()
Summary: CVE-2023-25012 kernel: hid: use-after-free in bigben_set_led()
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2023-25012
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 2172950
Blocks: 2164366
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Reported: 2023-02-23 15:18 UTC by Mauro Matteo Cascella
Modified: 2023-03-22 11:32 UTC (History)
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A use-after-free flaw was found in the Linux kernel. This issue may be triggered in the bigben_set_led() function when plugging in a malicious USB device that advertises itself as a bigben device. This flaw allows a local user with physical access to cause a denial of service.
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Last Closed: 2023-02-23 22:06:04 UTC
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Description Mauro Matteo Cascella 2023-02-23 15:18:51 UTC
A flaw was found in the Linux kernel. A use-after-free may be triggered in bigben_set_led() when plugging in a malicious USB device, which advertises itself as a bigben device.

References:
https://seclists.org/oss-sec/2023/q1/53
https://lore.kernel.org/all/20230125-hid-unregister-leds-v4-3-7860c5763c38@diag.uniroma1.it/

Upstream commit:
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/76ca8da989c7d97a7f76c75d475fe95a584439d7

Comment 1 Mauro Matteo Cascella 2023-02-23 15:19:14 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2172950]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2023-02-23 22:06:01 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2023-25012

Comment 3 Justin M. Forbes 2023-03-21 14:29:03 UTC
This was fixed for Fedora with the 6.1.16 stable kernel updates.


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