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[Bug 1038981] New: VUL-0: CVE-2017-8925: kernel-source: denial of service (tty exhaustion) by leveraging reference count mishandling
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  • Date: Sat, 13 May 2017 05:08:09 +0000
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http://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1038981


Bug ID: 1038981
Summary: VUL-0: CVE-2017-8925: kernel-source: denial of service
(tty exhaustion) by leveraging reference count
mishandling
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE Distribution
Version: Leap 42.2
Hardware: Other
OS: Other
Status: NEW
Severity: Normal
Priority: P5 - None
Component: Security
Assignee: security-team@xxxxxxx
Reporter: mikhail.kasimov@xxxxxxxxx
QA Contact: qa-bugs@xxxxxxx
Found By: ---
Blocker: ---

Ref: https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-8925
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Description

The omninet_open function in drivers/usb/serial/omninet.c in the Linux kernel
before 4.10.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (tty exhaustion)
by leveraging reference count mishandling.
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Hyperlink

[1]
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=30572418b445d85fcfe6c8fe84c947d2606767d8

[2]
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/30572418b445d85fcfe6c8fe84c947d2606767d8

[3] http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.10.4

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