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CVE-2019-15117 Detail

Current Description

parse_audio_mixer_unit in sound/usb/mixer.c in the Linux kernel through 5.2.9 mishandles a short descriptor, leading to out-of-bounds memory access.

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: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-09/msg00064.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-09/msg00066.html
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tiwai/sound.git/commit/?id=daac07156b330b18eb5071aec4b3ddca1c377f2c Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/09/msg00025.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/10/msg00000.html
https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20190814023625.21683-1-benquike@gmail.com/ Patch Third Party Advisory
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Sep/41
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190905-0002/
https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K16449953?utm_source=f5support&utm_medium=RSS
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4147-1/
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4531

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

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)
5.2.9


Change History

8 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-15117
NVD Published Date:
08/16/2019
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2019