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SCP7-473 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2016-7915

Created: Nov 17, 2016    Updated: Sep 8, 2018
Resolved Date: Nov 21, 2016
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 7
Component/s: Kernel


The hid_input_field function in drivers/hid/hid-core.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6 allows physically proximate attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) by connecting a device, as demonstrated by a Logitech DJ receiver.

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