Vulnerability CVE-2019-15218


Published: 2019-08-19

Description:
An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.1.8. There is a NULL pointer dereference caused by a malicious USB device in the drivers/media/usb/siano/smsusb.c driver.

Type:

CWE-476

(NULL Pointer Dereference)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.9/10
6.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete
Affected software
Linux -> Linux kernel 

 References:
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/08/20/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/08/22/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/08/22/3
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/08/22/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/08/22/5
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.1.8
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=31e0456de5be379b10fea0fa94a681057114a96e
https://syzkaller.appspot.com/bug?id=4a5d7c8c2b6dbedb5b7218c6d7e8666bd2387517

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