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CVE-2017-17558

Published: 12 December 2017

The usb_destroy_configuration function in drivers/usb/core/config.c in the USB core subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.14.5 does not consider the maximum number of configurations and interfaces before attempting to release resources, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted USB device.

From the Ubuntu Security Team

It was discovered that the core USB subsystem in the Linux kernel did not validate the number of configurations and interfaces in a device. A physically proximate attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash).

Priority

Low

Cvss 3 Severity Score

6.6

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-10.11)
upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
artful Ignored
(end of life)
trusty
Released (3.13.0-157.207)
xenial
Released (4.4.0-119.143)
zesty Ignored
(end of life)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-20.21)
Patches:
Introduced by

1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2

Fixed by 48a4ff1c7bb5a32d2e396b03132d20d552c0eca7
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
artful Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
artful Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
xenial Ignored
(end of life, was needed)
zesty Ignored
(end of life)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
artful Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
xenial Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-linaro-omap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
artful Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-linaro-shared
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
artful Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-linaro-vexpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
artful Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
artful Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
artful Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-saucy
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
artful Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
artful Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
bionic Does not exist

artful Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
xenial Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-qcm-msm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
artful Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
artful Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1001.1)
upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
artful Does not exist

cosmic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1007.7)
trusty
Released (4.4.0-1016.16)
xenial
Released (4.4.0-1054.63)
zesty Does not exist

linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
artful Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
xenial Ignored
(abandoned)
zesty Does not exist

linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
artful Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

xenial
Released (4.15.0-24.26~16.04.1)
zesty Does not exist

linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
artful Does not exist

bionic Not vulnerable
(4.18.0-8.9~18.04.1)
cosmic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

xenial
Released (4.15.0-24.26~16.04.1)
zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
artful Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [end of standard support])
xenial Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
artful Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

trusty Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
xenial Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
zesty Does not exist

artful Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [end of standard support])
xenial Does not exist

linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
artful Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

trusty
Released (4.4.0-119.143~14.04.1)
xenial Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
artful Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
xenial Ignored
(abandoned)
zesty Does not exist

linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
artful Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
xenial Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1006.7)
upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
artful Ignored
(end of life)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1010.11)
trusty Does not exist

xenial
Released (4.4.0-1086.94)
zesty Ignored
(end of life)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
artful
Released (4.4.0-1088.93)
cosmic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

xenial
Released (4.4.0-1088.93)
zesty Ignored
(end of life)
linux-azure
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

bionic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1002.2)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1009.9)
trusty Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1023.24~14.04.1)
upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
xenial
Released (4.15.0-1013.13~16.04.2)
zesty Does not exist

linux-azure-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.18.0-1003.3~18.04.1)
cosmic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1002.2)
linux-euclid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
xenial Ignored
(was needs-triage ESM criteria)
zesty Does not exist

linux-gcp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

bionic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1001.1)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1006.6)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
xenial
Released (4.15.0-1014.14~16.04.1)
zesty Does not exist

linux-gke
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
xenial Ignored
(end of standard support, was needed)
zesty Does not exist

linux-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

bionic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1002.2)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1008.8)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
xenial
Released (4.4.0-1020.25)
zesty Does not exist

linux-oem
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

bionic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1002.3)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1004.5)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc4)
xenial Ignored
(end of standard support, was needed)
zesty Does not exist

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 6.6
Attack vector Physical
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required Low
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H