CVE-2016-4482

NameCVE-2016-4482
DescriptionThe proc_connectinfo function in drivers/usb/core/devio.c in the Linux kernel through 4.6 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted USBDEVFS_CONNECTINFO ioctl call.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-516-1, DSA-3607-1
NVD severitylow

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)stretch4.9.228-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.272-2fixed
buster4.19.208-1fixed
buster (security)4.19.194-3fixed
bullseye5.10.70-1fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.46-5fixed
bookworm5.15.3-1fixed
sid5.15.5-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.81-1DLA-516-1
linuxsourcejessie3.16.7-ckt25-2+deb8u2DSA-3607-1
linuxsource(unstable)4.5.5-1

Notes

http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-usb/msg140243.html
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/04/2
Fixed by: https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/681fef8380eb818c0b845fca5d2ab1dcbab114ee

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