Vulnerability identifier: #VU61215
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
The vulnerability allows an attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input within the mwifiex_usb_recv() function in drivers/net/wireless/marvell/mwifiex/usb.c in Linux kernel. An attacker with physical access to the system can insert a specially crafted USB device and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
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