CVE-2019-14895

HIGH

Description

A heap-based buffer overflow was discovered in the Linux kernel, all versions 3.x.x and 4.x.x before 4.18.0, in Marvell WiFi chip driver. The flaw could occur when the station attempts a connection negotiation during the handling of the remote devices country settings. This could allow the remote device to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-12/msg00029.html

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2019-14895

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/D4ISVNIC44SOGXTUBCIZFSUNQJ5LRKNZ/

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/MN6MLCN7G7VFTSXSZYXKXEFCUMFBUAXQ/

https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/11/22/2

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-11-29

Updated: 2019-12-12

Type: CWE-787

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL