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, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie3.16.56-1+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)3.16.57-2fixed
stretch4.9.110-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.88-1+deb9u1fixed
buster4.16.16-2fixed
sid4.17.6-2fixed

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

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

Notes

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

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