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Date: Fri, 3 May 2013 16:52:36 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <>
To: oss security list <>
Subject: CVE request: Linux kernel: chipidea: allow disabling streaming in
 host mode


Linux kernel built with the ChipIdia Highspeed Dual Role Controller 
(CONFIG_USB_CHIPIDEA) along with the ChipIdea host controller 
(CONFIG_USB_CHIPIDEA_HOST) modules, is vulnerable to a kernel crash. It occurs 
while streaming content over network via USB/Ethernet adapter

A user/program could use this flaw to crash the kernel resulting in DoS.

Upstream fix:


Thank you.
Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Security Response Team
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