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CVE-2019-20054 Detail

Current Description

In the Linux kernel before 5.0.6, there is a NULL pointer dereference in drop_sysctl_table() in fs/proc/proc_sysctl.c, related to put_links, aka CID-23da9588037e.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.0.11 Release Notes Vendor Advisory
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.0.6 Release Notes Vendor Advisory
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=23da9588037ecdd4901db76a5b79a42b529c4ec3 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=89189557b47b35683a27c80ee78aef18248eefb4 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20200204-0002/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference 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)
5.0.6


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-20054
NVD Published Date:
12/28/2019
NVD Last Modified:
02/04/2020