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Sid 1-39894

Message

OS-LINUX Linux Kernel USBIP out of bounds write attempt

Summary

The usbiprecvxbuff function in drivers/usb/usbip/usbip_common.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted length value in a USB/IP packet.

Impact

CVSS base score 9.8 CVSS impact score 5.9 CVSS exploitability score 3.9 confidentialityImpact HIGH integrityImpact HIGH availabilityImpact HIGH

CVE-2016-3955:

CVSS base score 9.8

CVSS impact score 5.9

CVSS exploitability score 3.9

Confidentiality Impact HIGH

Integrity Impact HIGH

Availability Impact HIGH

Detailed information

CVE-2016-3955: The usbiprecvxbuff function in drivers/usb/usbip/usbip_common.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted length value in a USB/IP packet.

Affected systems

  • canonical ubuntu_linux 12.04
  • canonical ubuntu_linux 14.04
  • canonical ubuntu_linux 15.10
  • linux linux_kernel 4.5.2

Ease of attack

CVE-2016-3955:

Access Vector

Access Complexity

Authentication

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

Contributors

  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

Additional References

  • kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.5.3