Vulnerability CVE-2019-12380


Published: 2019-05-27   Modified: 2019-05-28

Description:
**DISPUTED** An issue was discovered in the efi subsystem in the Linux kernel through 5.1.5. phys_efi_set_virtual_address_map in arch/x86/platform/efi/efi.c and efi_call_phys_prolog in arch/x86/platform/efi/efi_64.c mishandle memory allocation failures. NOTE: This id is disputed as not being an issue because ?All the code touched by the referenced commit runs only at boot, before any user processes are started. Therefore, there is no possibility for an unprivileged user to control it.?.

Type:

CWE-388

(Error Handling)

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
2.1/10
2.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Linux -> Linux kernel 

 References:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-06/msg00039.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-06/msg00040.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-06/msg00048.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/108477
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip.git/commit/?id=4e78921ba4dd0aca1cc89168f45039add4183f8e
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/J36BIJTKEPUOZKJNHQBUZA47RQONUKOI/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/KLGWJKLMTBBB53D5QLS4HOY2EH246WBE/
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190710-0002/

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