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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-8925

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.
Publish Date : 2017-05-12 Last Update Date : 2019-10-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 404

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-8925

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 2
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2017-8925

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98462
BID 98462 Linux Kernel 'drivers/usb/serial/omninet.c' Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2017-06-30
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=30572418b445d85fcfe6c8fe84c947d2606767d8 CONFIRM
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/30572418b445d85fcfe6c8fe84c947d2606767d8 CONFIRM
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.10.4 CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3886
DEBIAN DSA-3886

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-8925

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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