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CVE-2013-2058

Published: 07 May 2013

The host_start function in drivers/usb/chipidea/host.c in the Linux kernel before 3.7.4 does not properly support a certain non-streaming option, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by sending a large amount of network traffic through a USB/Ethernet adapter.

From the Ubuntu security team

A flaw was discovered in the ChipIdea Highspeed Dual Role and ChipIdea host controller drivers in the Linux kernel. A local user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash).

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
Patches:
Introduced by eb70e5ab8f95a81283623c03d2c99dfc59fcb319
Fixed by 929473ea05db455ad88cdc081f2adc556b8dc48f
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-ec2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-fsl-imx51
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-gke
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-linaro-omap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-linaro-shared
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-linaro-vexpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-lts-backport-maverick
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-lts-backport-oneiric
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-mvl-dove
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-qcm-msm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc4)