Vigil@nce - Linux kernel: buffer overflow via usb_get_extra_descriptor
February 2019 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Fedora, Linux, openSUSE Leap, Slackware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Consequences: administrator access/rights, privileged access/rights, denial of service on server.
Provenance: physical access.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 18/12/2018.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via usb_get_extra_descriptor() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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