drivers/hid/hid-cp2112.c in the Linux kernel 4.9.x before 4.9.9 uses a spinlock without considering that sleeping is possible in a USB HID request callback, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock) via unspecified vectors.
Published 2017-04-23 05:59:01
Updated 2017-04-28 16:24:13
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-8071

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.04%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 6 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-8071

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
2.1
LOW AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
3.9
2.9
NIST
5.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
1.8
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-8071

References for CVE-2017-8071

Products affected by CVE-2017-8071

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