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CVE-2018-20961 Detail

Current Description

In the Linux kernel before 4.16.4, a double free vulnerability in the f_midi_set_alt function of drivers/usb/gadget/function/f_midi.c in the f_midi driver may allow attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/154228/Slackware-Security-Advisory-Slackware-14.2-kernel-Updates.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/154951/Kernel-Live-Patch-Security-Notice-LSN-0058-1.html
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.16.4 Release Notes Vendor Advisory
https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=7fafcfdf6377b18b2a726ea554d6e593ba44349f Exploit Mailing List Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/7fafcfdf6377b18b2a726ea554d6e593ba44349f Patch Third Party Advisory
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Aug/48
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190905-0002/
https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K58502654
https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K58502654?utm_source=f5support&utm_medium=RSS
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4145-1/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-415 Double Free NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
4.16.4


Change History

8 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-20961
NVD Published Date:
08/07/2019
NVD Last Modified:
08/27/2019