CVE-2017-16644

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2017-09-21
Bugzilla:
1516273: CVE-2017-16644 kernel: Improper error handling in drivers/media/usb/hdpvr/hdpvr-core.c

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The hdpvr_probe function in drivers/media/usb/hdpvr/hdpvr-core.c in the Linux kernel through 4.13.11 allows local users to cause a denial of service (improper error handling and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted USB device.

Find out more about CVE-2017-16644 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 4.6
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Physical
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 realtime-kernel Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel-rt Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel-alt Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 kernel Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Will not fix

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