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Vulnerability of Linux kernel: denial of service via drivers/media/usb/dvb-usb-v2/lmedm04.c

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a fatal error via drivers/media/usb/dvb-usb-v2/lmedm04.c of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Severity of this weakness: 1/4.
Creation date: 06/11/2017.
Références of this bulletin: CERTFR-2018-AVI-005, CERTFR-2018-AVI-009, CERTFR-2018-AVI-014, CERTFR-2018-AVI-018, CERTFR-2018-AVI-048, CERTFR-2018-AVI-198, CERTFR-2018-AVI-408, CVE-2017-16538, DSA-4073-1, DSA-4082-1, FEDORA-2017-08a350c878, FEDORA-2017-31d7720d7e, FEDORA-2018-884a105c04, SUSE-SU-2018:0011-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0031-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0040-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0115-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0131-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0171-1, USN-3631-1, USN-3631-2, USN-3754-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-24342.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a fatal error via drivers/media/usb/dvb-usb-v2/lmedm04.c of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This threat announce impacts software or systems such as Debian, Fedora, Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity alert is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security alert.

Solutions for this threat

Linux kernel: version 4.15.4.
The version 4.15.4 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/linux-4.15.4.tar.xz

Linux kernel: version 4.14.20.
The version 4.14.20 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/linux-4.14.20.tar.xz

Linux kernel: version 4.9.82.
The version 4.9.82 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/linux-4.9.82.tar.xz

Linux kernel: version 4.4.116.
The version 4.4.116 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/linux-4.4.116.tar.xz

Linux kernel: version 4.1.50.
The version 4.1.50 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/

Linux kernel: version 3.18.95.
The version 3.18.95 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/linux-3.18.95.tar.xz

Linux kernel: version 3.16.57.
The version 3.16.57 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/

Linux kernel: patch for drivers/media/usb/dvb-usb-v2/lmedm04.c.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

Debian 8: new linux packages (10/01/2018).
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: linux 3.16.51-3+deb8u1

Debian 9: new linux packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: linux 4.9.65-3+deb9u1

Fedora 26: new kernel packages (14/05/2018).
New packages are available:
  Fedora 26: kernel 4.16.7-100.fc26

Fedora: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 25: kernel 4.13.12-100.fc25
  Fedora 26: kernel 4.13.12-200.fc26

SUSE LE 11 SP3: new kernel packages (09/01/2018).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 11 SP3: kernel 3.0.101-0.47.106.11.1

SUSE LE 11 SP4: new kernel packages (04/01/2018).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 11 SP4: kernel 3.0.101-108.21.1

SUSE LE 12 RTM: new kernel packages (17/01/2018).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 RTM: kernel 3.12.61-52.111.1

SUSE LE 12 SP1: new kernel packages (08/01/2018).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP1: kernel 3.12.74-60.64.69.1

Ubuntu 14.04: new linux-image-3.13.0 packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: linux-image-generic 3.13.0.157.167

Ubuntu: new linux-image-4.4.0 packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: linux-image-generic-lts-xenial 4.4.0.121.102
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: linux-image-generic 4.4.0.121.127
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