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Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2016 05:43:57 -0400 (EDT)
From: cve-assign@...re.org
To: sbauer@...donthack.me
Cc: cve-assign@...re.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE Request: Linux kernel HID: hiddev buffer overflows

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> There is a small buffer overflow in the hiddev driver code which seems to have come due
> to a re-factor of the driver in 2008-ish.
> 
> If a user-land process calls the hiddev ioctl with the HIDIOCGUSAGES or HIDIOCSUSAGES command,
> and passes a report id of HID_REPORT_ID_UNKNOWN it bypasses a series of bounds checks. Later in
> the code the attacker can loop on some controlled value and overwrite
> 
> https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=93a2001bdfd5376c3dc2158653034c20392d15c5

Use CVE-2016-5829.

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