Linux Kernel USB Subsystem Local Denial Of Service Vulnerability

A local denial-of-service vulnerability affects the Linux kernel's USB subsystem. This issue is due to the kernel's failure to properly handle unexpected conditions when trying to handle URBs (USB Request Blocks).

Local attackers may exploit this vulnerability to trigger a kernel 'oops' on computers where the vulnerable USB subsystem is enabled. This would deny service to legitimate users.


 

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