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Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 13:57:53 -0400
From: "Perry E. Metzger" <>
Subject: Re: Linux kernel: multiple vulnerabilities in the
 USB subsystem x2

> Are these even realistic?   If I'm going to leave malicious
> USB devices in the parking lot for mischief am I going to rely
> on the unknown victim running a Linux distro with the
> requisite kernel modules or am I going to just drop a cheap
> and near-universal USB killer?

Android phones run Linux. People routinely plug those phones in to USB
charging stations in airports, on airplanes, at booths in public
places, etc.

Perry E. Metzger

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