CVSS 3.1 Score 4.6 of 10 (medium)


Published Jul 31, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 835


CVE-2023-4010 is a vulnerability found in the USB Host Controller Driver framework in the Linux kernel. This flaw is related to the usb_giveback_urb function, which has a logic loophole in its implementation. As a result, when a specific malformed descriptor file is inputted, the function falls into an endless loop and cannot return, leading to a denial of service. This vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM and an exploitability score of 0.9. It affects multiple products including those with codes eCJhJy, aXjN6B, eCJhKK, d0rE62, sgaPme, and nv-TCv. The potential danger it poses to organizations is that it can result in a loss of availability for affected systems.

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