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CVE-2019-15218 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.1.8. There is a NULL pointer dereference caused by a malicious USB device in the drivers/media/usb/siano/smsusb.c driver.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 0.9


Attack Vector (AV): Physical
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: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/08/20/2 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/08/22/2 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/08/22/3 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/08/22/4 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/08/22/5
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.1.8 Release Notes Vendor Advisory
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=31e0456de5be379b10fea0fa94a681057114a96e Patch Vendor Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/09/msg00014.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/09/msg00015.html
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190905-0002/
https://syzkaller.appspot.com/bug?id=4a5d7c8c2b6dbedb5b7218c6d7e8666bd2387517 Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4115-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4118-1/

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)
5.1.8


Change History

9 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-15218
NVD Published Date:
08/19/2019
NVD Last Modified:
08/22/2019