CVE-2016-2188

NameCVE-2016-2188
DescriptionThe iowarrior_probe function in drivers/usb/misc/iowarrior.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.1 allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a crafted endpoints value in a USB device descriptor.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-922-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.78-1vulnerable
wheezy (security)3.2.93-1fixed
jessie3.16.43-2+deb8u2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.43-2+deb8u5fixed
stretch4.9.51-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.30-2+deb9u5fixed
buster, sid4.13.13-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.9.16-1medium
linuxsourcejessie3.16.43-1medium
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.88-1mediumDLA-922-1

Notes

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1317018
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1283390
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2016/Mar/87
http://marc.info/?l=linux-usb&m=145796659429788&w=2
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=4ec0ef3a82125efc36173062a50624550a900ae0
From kernel-sec triaging: the above commits only handles the case where there
are zero endpoints, but not the case where there are some endpoints but none of the expected type.
Fixed by: https://git.kernel.org/linus/b7321e81fc369abe353cf094d4f0dc2fe11ab95f (v4.11-rc2)

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