CVE-2019-15222

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Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.2.8. There is a NULL pointer dereference caused by a malicious USB device in the sound/usb/helper.c (motu_microbookii) driver.

References

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

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

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

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.2.8

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=5d78e1c2b7f4be00bbe62141603a631dc7812f35

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

https://syzkaller.appspot.com/bug?id=3ec1dad62657fef22282536d7532dbb65eee778a

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-08-19

Updated: 2019-09-06

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 (7 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
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
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