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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-5549

The klsi_105_get_line_state function in drivers/usb/serial/kl5kusb105.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.5 places uninitialized heap-memory contents into a log entry upon a failure to read the line status, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading the log.
Publish Date : 2017-02-06 Last Update Date : 2018-08-24
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 532

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-5549

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 4.9.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2017-5549 CONFIRM CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20170120 Re: CVE REQUEST: linux kernel: process with pgid zero able to crash kernel
BID 95715 Linux Kernel CVE-2017-5549 Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2017-01-26

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-5549

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