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CVE-2019-12818 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 4.20.15. The nfc_llcp_build_tlv function in net/nfc/llcp_commands.c may return NULL. If the caller does not check for this, it will trigger a NULL pointer dereference. This will cause denial of service. This affects nfc_llcp_build_gb in net/nfc/llcp_core.c.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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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/108776 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=58bdd544e2933a21a51eecf17c3f5f94038261b5 Mailing List Patch Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/58bdd544e2933a21a51eecf17c3f5f94038261b5 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190710-0002/
https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K91444306
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4094-1/
https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.20.15 Mailing List Release Notes Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

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)
4.20.15


Change History

8 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-12818
NVD Published Date:
06/13/2019
NVD Last Modified:
06/18/2019