Vulnerability CVE-2019-19543


Published: 2019-12-03   Modified: 2019-12-04

Description:
In the Linux kernel before 5.1.6, there is a use-after-free in serial_ir_init_module() in drivers/media/rc/serial_ir.c.

Type:

CWE-416

(Use After Free)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.6/10
6.4/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
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-5.1.6
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=56cd26b618855c9af48c8301aa6754ced8dd0beb

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