APPLIED: [PATCH 0/4][T] CVE-2016-7913 - Use-after-free in XCeive xc2028 tuner driver

Stefan Bader stefan.bader at
Mon Oct 1 10:07:41 UTC 2018

On 14.09.2018 20:51, Tyler Hicks wrote:
>  It was discovered that a use-after-free vulnerability existed in the device
>  driver for XCeive xc2028/xc3028 tuners in the Linux kernel. A local
>  attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or
>  possibly execute arbitrary code.
> Patches 2, 3, and 4 are requird to address CVE-2016-7913. I believe that patch
> 1 is a pre-req in order to get the error handling of xc2028_set_config()
> correct before it can properly handle the error condition addressed in the CVE
> fix. I don't have a way to test these patches since I don't have the tuner
> hardware.
> This issue only needs to be patched in Trusty.
> Tyler
Applied to trusty/master-next. Thanks.


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