CVE-2018-20169

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2018-12-05
Bugzilla:
1660385: CVE-2018-20169 kernel: Mishandled size checks during the reading of an extra descriptor

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 4.19.9. The USB subsystem mishandles size checks during the reading of an extra descriptor, related to __usb_get_extra_descriptor in drivers/usb/core/usb.c.

Find out more about CVE-2018-20169 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 4.1
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Physical
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact Low

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 kernel-rt Under investigation
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel-alt Under investigation
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel Under investigation
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel-rt Under investigation
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 kernel Under investigation
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Under investigation

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