CVE-2017-18079

NameCVE-2017-18079
Descriptiondrivers/input/serio/i8042.c in the Linux kernel before 4.12.4 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact because the port->exists value can change after it is validated.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)buster4.19.249-2fixed
buster (security)4.19.289-2fixed
bullseye5.10.197-1fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.191-1fixed
bookworm6.1.55-1fixed
bookworm (security)6.1.52-1fixed
sid, trixie6.5.13-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.96-1
linuxsourcejessie3.16.51-1
linuxsourcestretch4.9.47-1
linuxsource(unstable)4.12.6-1

Notes

Fixed by: https://git.kernel.org/linus/340d394a789518018f834ff70f7534fc463d3226

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