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CVE-2019-14901 Detail

Current Description

A heap overflow flaw was found in the Linux kernel, all versions 3.x.x and 4.x.x before 4.18.0, in Marvell WiFi chip driver. The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to cause a system crash, resulting in a denial of service, or execute arbitrary code. The highest threat with this vulnerability is with the availability of the system. If code execution occurs, the code will run with the permissions of root. This will affect both confidentiality and integrity of files on the system.

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:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-12/msg00029.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/155879/Kernel-Live-Patch-Security-Notice-LSN-0061-1.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2019-14901 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/01/msg00013.html
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/D4ISVNIC44SOGXTUBCIZFSUNQJ5LRKNZ/ Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/MN6MLCN7G7VFTSXSZYXKXEFCUMFBUAXQ/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4225-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4225-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4226-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4227-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4227-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4228-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4228-2/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write NIST  
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption Red Hat, Inc.  
CWE-122 Heap-based Buffer Overflow Red Hat, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
3.0
Up to (excluding)
4.18

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:30:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:31:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-14901
NVD Published Date:
11/29/2019
NVD Last Modified:
12/12/2019