CVE-2015-9289

MEDIUM

Description

In the Linux kernel before 4.1.4, a buffer overflow occurs when checking userspace params in drivers/media/dvb-frontends/cx24116.c. The maximum size for a DiSEqC command is 6, according to the userspace API. However, the code allows larger values such as 23.

References

https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=1fa2337a315a2448c5434f41e00d56b01a22283c

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/1fa2337a315a2448c5434f41e00d56b01a22283c

https://mirrors.edge.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.1.4

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-07-27

Updated: 2019-12-11

Type: CWE-125

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM