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-rw-r--r--drivers/media/usb/usbvision/usbvision-video.c7
1 files changed, 7 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/media/usb/usbvision/usbvision-video.c b/drivers/media/usb/usbvision/usbvision-video.c
index 4aa46caf7e22..3089d640c82d 100644
--- a/drivers/media/usb/usbvision/usbvision-video.c
+++ b/drivers/media/usb/usbvision/usbvision-video.c
@@ -1461,6 +1461,13 @@ static int usbvision_probe(struct usb_interface *intf,
printk(KERN_INFO "%s: %s found\n", __func__,
usbvision_device_data[model].model_string);
+ /*
+ * this is a security check.
+ * an exploit using an incorrect bInterfaceNumber is known
+ */
+ if (ifnum >= USB_MAXINTERFACES || !dev->actconfig->interface[ifnum])
+ return -ENODEV;
+
if (usbvision_device_data[model].interface >= 0)
interface = &dev->actconfig->interface[usbvision_device_data[model].interface]->altsetting[0];
else

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