CVE-2017-17558

NameCVE-2017-17558
DescriptionThe usb_destroy_configuration function in drivers/usb/core/config.c in the USB core subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.14.5 does not consider the maximum number of configurations and interfaces before attempting to release resources, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted USB device.
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-1232-1, DSA-4073-1, DSA-4082-1
NVD severityhigh (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)3.2.96-3fixed
jessie3.16.51-2vulnerable
jessie (security)3.16.51-3+deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch4.9.82-1+deb9u3fixed
buster4.15.11-1fixed
sid4.15.17-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.14.7-1high
linuxsourcejessie3.16.51-3+deb8u1highDSA-4082-1
linuxsourcestretch4.9.65-3+deb9u1highDSA-4073-1
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.96-3highDLA-1232-1

Notes

https://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-usb/msg163644.html
Fixed by: https://git.kernel.org/linus/48a4ff1c7bb5a32d2e396b03132d20d552c0eca7

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