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CVE-2015-8816

Description

The hub_activate function in drivers/usb/core/hub.c in the Linux kernel before 4.3.5 does not properly maintain a hub-interface data structure, which allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid memory access and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by unplugging a USB hub device.CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference

Priority: High
CVSS v3: 6.8
Publish Date: Apr 27, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Medium
Modified Date: May 3, 2016

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Related Products

Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --

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