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Date: Mon, 6 May 2013 17:40:24 +0200
From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@...e.de>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, kseifried@...hat.com
Subject: Re: CVE request: Linux kernel: chipidea: allow
	disabling streaming in host mode

On Sun, May 05, 2013 at 12:37:44AM -0600, Kurt Seifried wrote:
> On 05/03/2013 05:22 AM, P J P wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > 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: ------------- ->
> > https://git.kernel.org/linus/929473ea05db455ad88cdc081f2adc556b8dc48f
> >
> >  Reference: ---------- ->
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=959210
> > 
> > Thank you. -- Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Security Response Team DB7A
> > 84C5 D3F9 7CD1 B5EB  C939 D048 7860 3655 602B
> 
> Please use CVE-2013-2058 for this issue.

JFYI, the respective code was added in Linux 3.5 as far as I see.

Ciao, Marcus

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