Upstream information

CVE-2017-8071 at MITRE

Description

drivers/hid/hid-cp2112.c in the Linux kernel 4.9.x before 4.9.9 uses a spinlock without considering that sleeping is possible in a USB HID request callback, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock) via unspecified vectors.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.11
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.5
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1035667 [RESOLVED / UPSTREAM]

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