CVE-2019-15218

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Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.1.8. There is a NULL pointer dereference caused by a malicious USB device in the drivers/media/usb/siano/smsusb.c driver.

References

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.1.8

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=31e0456de5be379b10fea0fa94a681057114a96e

https://syzkaller.appspot.com/bug?id=4a5d7c8c2b6dbedb5b7218c6d7e8666bd2387517

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/08/20/2

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/08/22/3

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/08/22/2

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/08/22/4

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/08/22/5

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4115-1/

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4118-1/

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190905-0002/

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/09/msg00014.html

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/09/msg00015.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-09/msg00064.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-09/msg00066.html

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/09/msg00025.html

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4147-1/

https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuApr2021.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-08-19

Updated: 2021-06-14

Type: CWE-476

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.9

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 0.9

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (23 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
141374OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2020-0044)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
critical
141207Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2020-5866)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
140499Oracle Linux 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2020-5845)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
134387EulerOS 2.0 SP8 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2020-1186)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
131845EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-2353)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
131120SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:2984-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
130950SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:2950-1) (SACK Panic)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
130949SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:2949-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
130736EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-2274)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
130663EulerOS 2.0 SP5 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-2201)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
130163SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:2738-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
129845SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:2648-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
129677Ubuntu 18.04 LTS / 19.04 : linux, linux-aws, linux-azure, linux-gcp, linux-gke-5.0, linux-hwe, (USN-4147-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
129361Debian DLA-1930-1 : linux security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
129345openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2019-2181)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
129339openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2019-2173)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
129157SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:2424-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
129156SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:2414-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
129154SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:2412-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
128779Debian DLA-1919-2 : linux-4.9 security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
128680Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS : Linux kernel regression (USN-4115-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
128478Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS : linux-aws vulnerabilities (USN-4118-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
128475Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS : linux, linux-azure, linux-gcp, linux-gke-4.15, linux-hwe, linux-kvm, (USN-4115-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical