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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-15102

The tower_probe function in drivers/usb/misc/legousbtower.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.1 allows local users (who are physically proximate for inserting a crafted USB device) to gain privileges by leveraging a write-what-where condition that occurs after a race condition and a NULL pointer dereference.
Publish Date : 2017-11-15 Last Update Date : 2019-05-08
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 476

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-15102

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 2
Linux Linux Kernel 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux 2

- References For CVE-2017-15102

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/2fae9e5a7babada041e2e161699ade2447a01989 CONFIRM
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3583-2/
UBUNTU USN-3583-2
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3583-1/
UBUNTU USN-3583-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101790
BID 101790 Linux Kernel CVE-2017-15102 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2017-11-14
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1505905 CONFIRM
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2017/q4/238 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=2fae9e5a7babada041e2e161699ade2447a01989 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-15102

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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