CVE-2016-5400

2016-08-06T20:59:00
ID CVE-2016-5400
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2017-09-01T01:29:00

Description

Memory leak in the airspy_probe function in drivers/media/usb/airspy/airspy.c in the airspy USB driver in the Linux kernel before 4.7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted USB device that emulates many VFL_TYPE_SDR or VFL_TYPE_SUBDEV devices and performs many connect and disconnect operations.