CVE-2016-3136

Published on: 05/02/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:01 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Certain versions of Ubuntu Linux from Canonical contain the following vulnerability:

The mct_u232_msr_to_state function in drivers/usb/serial/mct_u232.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.1 allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a crafted USB device without two interrupt-in endpoint descriptors.

  • CVE-2016-3136 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 4.6 - MEDIUM

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
PHYSICAL LOW NONE NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED NONE NONE HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 4.9 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
NONE NONE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
[security-announce] openSUSE-SU-2016:1382-1: important: Security update lists.opensuse.org
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URL Logo SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1382
USN-2971-2: Linux kernel (Wily HWE) vulnerabilities | Ubuntu www.ubuntu.com
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URL Logo UBUNTU USN-2971-2
Bug 1283370 – CVE-2016-3136 Local RedHat Enterprise Linux DoS – RHEL 7.1 Kernel crashes on invalid USB device descriptors (mct_u232 driver) [local-DoS] Issue Tracking
Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
bugzilla.redhat.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1283370
USN-3000-1: Linux kernel (Utopic HWE) vulnerabilities | Ubuntu Third Party Advisory
www.ubuntu.com
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URL Logo UBUNTU USN-3000-1
kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git - Linux kernel source tree Vendor Advisory
git.kernel.org
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URL Logo CONFIRM git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=4e9a0b05257f29cf4b75f3209243ed71614d062e
USN-2968-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities | Ubuntu www.ubuntu.com
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URL Logo UBUNTU USN-2968-1
1317007 – (CVE-2016-3136) CVE-2016-3136 kernel: Crash on invalid USB device descriptors (mct_u232 driver) Issue Tracking
Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
bugzilla.redhat.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1317007
Linux Kernel 3.10.0 (CentOS / RHEL 7.1) - 'mct_u232' Nullpointer Dereference - Linux dos Exploit www.exploit-db.com
Proof of Concept
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URL Logo EXPLOIT-DB 39541
USN-2970-1: Linux kernel (Vivid HWE) vulnerabilities | Ubuntu www.ubuntu.com
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URL Logo UBUNTU USN-2970-1
USN-2968-2: Linux kernel (Trusty HWE) vulnerabilities | Ubuntu www.ubuntu.com
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URL Logo UBUNTU USN-2968-2
Debian -- Security Information -- DSA-3607-1 linux www.debian.org
Depreciated Link
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URL Logo DEBIAN DSA-3607
USN-2996-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities | Ubuntu Third Party Advisory
www.ubuntu.com
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URL Logo UBUNTU USN-2996-1
Linux Kernel 'mct_u232.c' Local Denial of Service Vulnerability cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 84299
USN-2971-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities | Ubuntu www.ubuntu.com
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URL Logo UBUNTU USN-2971-1
oss-security - Re: CVE request -- linux kernel: crash on invalid USB device descriptors (mct_u232 driver) www.openwall.com
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URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160314 Re: CVE request -- linux kernel: crash on invalid USB device descriptors (mct_u232 driver)
[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2016:1764-1: important: Security update for Third Party Advisory
lists.opensuse.org
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URL Logo SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1764
[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2016:1690-1: important: Security update for Third Party Advisory
lists.opensuse.org
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URL Logo SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1690
[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2016:1696-1: important: Security update for Third Party Advisory
lists.opensuse.org
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URL Logo SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1696
Vendor Advisory
www.kernel.org
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CONFIRM www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.5.1
USN-2997-1: Linux kernel (OMAP4) vulnerabilities | Ubuntu Third Party Advisory
www.ubuntu.com
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URL Logo UBUNTU USN-2997-1
USN-2971-3: Linux kernel (Raspberry Pi 2) vulnerabilities | Ubuntu www.ubuntu.com
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URL Logo UBUNTU USN-2971-3
USB: mct_u232: add sanity checking in probe · torvalds/[email protected] · GitHub github.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/4e9a0b05257f29cf4b75f3209243ed71614d062e

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
CanonicalUbuntu Linux12.04AllAllAll
Operating
System
CanonicalUbuntu Linux14.04AllAllAll
Operating
System
CanonicalUbuntu Linux12.04AllAllAll
Operating
System
CanonicalUbuntu Linux14.04AllAllAll
Operating
System
LinuxLinux KernelAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
NovellSuse Linux Enterprise Desktop12.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
NovellSuse Linux Enterprise Desktop12.0sp1AllAll
Operating
System
NovellSuse Linux Enterprise Desktop12.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
NovellSuse Linux Enterprise Desktop12.0sp1AllAll
Operating
System
NovellSuse Linux Enterprise Live Patching12.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
NovellSuse Linux Enterprise Live Patching12.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
NovellSuse Linux Enterprise Module For Public Cloud12.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
NovellSuse Linux Enterprise Module For Public Cloud12.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
NovellSuse Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension12.0sp1AllAll
Operating
System
NovellSuse Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension12.0sp1AllAll
Operating
System
NovellSuse Linux Enterprise Server12.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
NovellSuse Linux Enterprise Server12.0sp1AllAll
Operating
System
NovellSuse Linux Enterprise Server12.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
NovellSuse Linux Enterprise Server12.0sp1AllAll
Operating
System
NovellSuse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit12.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
NovellSuse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit12.0sp1AllAll
Operating
System
NovellSuse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit12.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
NovellSuse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit12.0sp1AllAll
Operating
System
NovellSuse Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension12.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
NovellSuse Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension12.0sp1AllAll
Operating
System
NovellSuse Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension12.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
NovellSuse Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension12.0sp1AllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_desktop:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_desktop:12.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_desktop:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_desktop:12.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_live_patching:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_live_patching:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_module_for_public_cloud:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_module_for_public_cloud:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_real_time_extension:12.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_real_time_extension:12.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:12.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:12.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:12.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:12.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_workstation_extension:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_workstation_extension:12.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_workstation_extension:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_workstation_extension:12.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*: