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vulnerability announce CVE-2017-16538

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.
Vulnerable products: Debian, Fedora, Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this weakness: 1/4.
Consequences of a hack: denial of service on server.
Hacker's origin: user shell.
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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