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CVE-2019-15666 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.0.19. There is an out-of-bounds array access in __xfrm_policy_unlink, which will cause denial of service, because verify_newpolicy_info in net/xfrm/xfrm_user.c mishandles directory validation.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
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: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
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://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-09/msg00064.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-09/msg00066.html
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.0.19 Release Notes
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=b805d78d300bcf2c83d6df7da0c818b0fee41427 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-20191004-0001/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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)
5.0.19


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-15666
NVD Published Date:
08/27/2019
NVD Last Modified:
09/14/2019