Vigil@nce - Linux kernel: buffer overflow via i2c_smbus_xfer_emulated
November 2019 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS, Linux, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Consequences: user access/rights, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Provenance: user shell.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 05/09/2019.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via i2c_smbus_xfer_emulated() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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