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CVE-2019-15290 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 5.2.9. There is a NULL pointer dereference caused by a malicious USB device in the ath6kl_usb_alloc_urb_from_pipe function in the drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath6kl/usb.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/2019/08/22/1 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190905-0002/
https://syzkaller.appspot.com/bug?id=cd8b9cfe50a0bf36ee19eda2d7e2e06843dfbeaf Exploit Third Party 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 (including)
5.2.9


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-15290
NVD Published Date:
08/20/2019
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2019