CVE Details

Release Date:2018-07-30


The usb_destroy_configuration function in drivers/usb/core/config.c inthe USB core subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.14.5 does not consider the maximum number of configurations and interfaces before attempting to release resources, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted USB device.

See more information about CVE-2017-17558 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: 7.2 Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector: Local network Attack Complexity: Low
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: Complete
Integrity Impact: Complete Availability Impact: Complete

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 5 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2018-41102018-05-15
Oracle Linux version 6 (dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.21.1.el6uek)ELSA-2018-41092018-05-15
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2018-41092018-05-15
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2018-41102018-05-15
Oracle Linux version 7 (dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.21.1.el7uek)ELSA-2018-41092018-05-15
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel)ELSA-2018-10622018-04-16
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2018-41092018-05-15
Oracle VM version 3.3 (kernel-uek)OVMSA-2018-00442018-05-16

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