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CVE-2019-12454 Detail

Current Description

** DISPUTED ** An issue was discovered in wcd9335_codec_enable_dec in sound/soc/codecs/wcd9335.c in the Linux kernel through 5.1.5. It uses kstrndup instead of kmemdup_nul, which allows attackers to have an unspecified impact via unknown vectors. NOTE: The vendor disputes this issues as not being a vulnerability because switching to kmemdup_nul() would only fix a security issue if the source string wasn't NUL-terminated, which is not the case.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1136963#c1
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/broonie/sound.git/commit/?h=for-5.3&id=a54988113985ca22e414e132054f234fc8a92604 Mailing List Patch Vendor Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/J36BIJTKEPUOZKJNHQBUZA47RQONUKOI/
https://lkml.org/lkml/2019/5/29/705 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K13523672
https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K13523672?utm_source=f5support&utm_medium=RSS

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

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 (including)
5.1.5


Change History

5 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-12454
NVD Published Date:
05/30/2019
NVD Last Modified:
06/19/2019