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LIN5-23101 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2017-8924

Created: May 14, 2017    Updated: May 29, 2018
Resolved Date: Jul 20, 2017
Found In Version: 5.0.1.39
Fix Version: 5.0.1.41
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Kernel

Description

The edge_bulk_in_callback function in drivers/usb/serial/io_ti.c in the Linux kernel before 4.10.4 allows local users to obtain sensitive information (in the dmesg ringbuffer and syslog) from uninitialized kernel memory by using a crafted USB device (posing as an io_ti USB serial device) to trigger an integer underflow.

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-8924

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