Upstream information

CVE-2017-8924 at MITRE

Description

The edge_bulk_in_callback function in drivers/usb/serial/io_ti.c in the Linux kernel before 4.10.4 allows local users to obtain sensitive information (in the dmesg ringbuffer and syslog) from uninitialized kernel memory by using a crafted USB device (posing as an io_ti USB serial device) to trigger an integer underflow.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 2.11 2.11
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact None None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.6 4
Vector AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Physical Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High Low
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact None None

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1037182 [RESOLVED / ], 1038981 [RESOLVED / ], 1038982 [RESOLVED / ], 870618 [REOPENED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


List of planned updates

The following information is the current evaluation information for this security issue. It might neither be accurate nor complete, Use at own risk.
Product(s) Source package
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 11 SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 11 SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 SP2
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