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Debian: CVE-2015-8816: linux -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2015-8816: linux -- security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/03/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/04/2016
Modified
03/23/2020

Description

The hub_activate function in drivers/usb/core/hub.c in the Linux kernel before 4.3.5 does not properly maintain a hub-interface data structure, which allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid memory access and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by unplugging a USB hub device.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux

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