CVE Details

Release Date:2015-09-22


drivers/usb/serial/whiteheat.c in the Linux kernel before 4.2.4 allowsphysically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted USB device. NOTE: this ID was incorrectly used for an Apache Cordova issue that has the correct ID of CVE-2015-8320.

See more information about CVE-2015-5257 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 4 Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector: Local network Attack Complexity: High
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: Complete

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 5 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2017-35672017-05-16
Oracle Linux version 6 (dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.18.2.el6uek)ELSA-2017-35662017-05-16
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2017-35662017-05-16
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2017-35672017-05-16
Oracle Linux version 7 (dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.18.2.el7uek)ELSA-2017-35662017-05-16
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2017-35662017-05-16
Oracle VM version 3.2 (kernel-uek)OVMSA-2017-01062017-05-16
Oracle VM version 3.3 (kernel-uek)OVMSA-2017-01052017-05-16

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