SUSE: CVE-2017-15102: SUSE Linux Security Advisory
|7||(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)||November 14, 2017||December 03, 2017||December 08, 2017|
The tower_probe function in drivers/usb/misc/legousbtower.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.1 allows local users (who are physically proximate for inserting a crafted USB device) to gain privileges by leveraging a write-what-where condition that occurs after a race condition and a NULL pointer dereference.
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