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CVE-2019-15924 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.0.11. fm10k_init_module in drivers/net/ethernet/intel/fm10k/fm10k_main.c has a NULL pointer dereference because there is no -ENOMEM upon an alloc_workqueue failure.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
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): 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
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.0.11 Mailing List Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/01ca667133d019edc9f0a1f70a272447c84ec41f Exploit Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/09/msg00014.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/09/msg00015.html

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)
5.0.11


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-15924
NVD Published Date:
09/04/2019
NVD Last Modified:
09/14/2019