CVE-2019-12380 Detail

Current 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.”.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
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 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip.git/commit/?id=4e78921ba4dd0aca1cc89168f45039add4183f8e Mailing List  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
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/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4414-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4427-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4439-1/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-388 7PK - Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-12380
NVD Published Date:
05/27/2019
NVD Last Modified:
08/03/2020
Source:
MITRE