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CVE-2019-12984 Detail

Current Description

A NULL pointer dereference vulnerability in the function nfc_genl_deactivate_target() in net/nfc/netlink.c in the Linux kernel before 5.1.13 can be triggered by a malicious user-mode program that omits certain NFC attributes, leading to denial of service.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/154245/Kernel-Live-Patch-Security-Notice-LSN-0054-1.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/108905 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.1.13 Release Notes Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/385097a3675749cbc9e97c085c0e5dfe4269ca51 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Aug/13
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190806-0001/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4093-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4094-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4117-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4118-1/
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4495

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)
5.1.13


Change History

8 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-12984
NVD Published Date:
06/26/2019
NVD Last Modified:
08/06/2019