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CVE-2019-16921 Detail

Current Description

In the Linux kernel before 4.17, hns_roce_alloc_ucontext in drivers/infiniband/hw/hns/hns_roce_main.c does not initialize the resp data structure, which might allow attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory, aka CID-df7e40425813.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=df7e40425813c50cd252e6f5e348a81ef1acae56 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/df7e40425813c50cd252e6f5e348a81ef1acae56 Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-665 Improper Initialization NIST  

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)
4.17


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-16921
NVD Published Date:
09/27/2019
NVD Last Modified:
09/27/2019