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Debian: CVE-2017-17558: linux -- security update

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
7 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) December 12, 2017 December 24, 2017 January 17, 2018


The usb_destroy_configuration function in drivers/usb/core/config.c in the USB core subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.14.5 does not consider the maximum number of configurations and interfaces before attempting to release resources, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted USB device.

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