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CVE-2011-0640

CVE information

Published

12 years ago

Last Modified

7 months ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Medium

Impact Analysis

Description

The default configuration of udev on Linux does not warn the user before enabling additional Human Interface Device (HID) functionality over USB, which allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary programs via crafted USB data, as demonstrated by keyboard and mouse data sent by malware on a smartphone that the user connected to the computer..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
6.9/10
Exploit Score
3.4/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Medium
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
10/10
Confidentiality Impact
Complete
Availability Impact
Complete
Integrity Impact
Complete

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:udev_project:udev:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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