Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2016 11:10:13 +0200 From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@...e.de> To: OSS Security List <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: CVE Request: bad USB host adapter implementation can corrupt memory/brick machine Hi, reported here: https://marc.info/?l=linux-usb&m=146480770532266&w=2 issue is that the Frescologic device id 1009 host controller apparently has a broken XHCI STREAMS implementation which would lead to memory corruptions Redhat might have already assigned a CVE. I am not sure if this is controllable for code execution, but at least USB devices can be used to brick a machine with the kernel running (local denial of service)? Ciao, Marcus
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