Vulnerability CVE-2019-19227


Published: 2019-11-22   Modified: 2019-11-24

Description:
In the AppleTalk subsystem in the Linux kernel before 5.1, there is a potential NULL pointer dereference because register_snap_client may return NULL. This will lead to denial of service in net/appletalk/aarp.c and net/appletalk/ddp.c, as demonstrated by unregister_snap_client, aka CID-9804501fa122.

Type:

CWE-476

(NULL Pointer Dereference)

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/2019-12/msg00029.html
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.1
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=9804501fa1228048857910a6bf23e085aade37cc

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