CVE-2019-16746

CRITICAL
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Description

An issue was discovered in net/wireless/nl80211.c in the Linux kernel through 5.2.17. It does not check the length of variable elements in a beacon head, leading to a buffer overflow.

References

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/TASE2ESEZAER6DTZH3DJ4K2JNO46TVL7/

https://marc.info/?l=linux-wireless&m=156901391225058&w=2

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20191031-0005/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-09-24

Updated: 2019-10-18

Type: CWE-120

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

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

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 5.2.17 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (44 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
150536SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2021:14630-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
144831EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.2.6 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2021-1056)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
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
140480SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:2582-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
140476SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:2576-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
140384SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:2502-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
140383SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:2499-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
140382SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:2498-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
140381SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:2497-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
140380SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:2492-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
140379SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:2491-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
139401openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2020-1153)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
139363SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:2122-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
139362SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:2121-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
139361SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:2119-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
139310SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:2107-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
139309SUSE SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:2106-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
135813Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL7.x x86_64 (20200407)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
135316CentOS 7 : kernel (CESA-2020:1016)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
135080RHEL 7 : kernel (RHSA-2020:1016)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
135078RHEL 7 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2020:1070)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
134559openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2020-336)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
134486EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.2.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2020-1197)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
134363SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:0613-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
134289SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:0560-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
134240Debian DLA-2114-1 : linux-4.9 security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
133101Debian DLA-2068-1 : linux security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
132925SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:0093-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
132796EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.5.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2020-1042)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
132539Photon OS 2.0: Linux PHSA-2019-2.0-0189NessusPhotonOS Local Security Checks
critical
132430SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:3389-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
131805EulerOS 2.0 SP5 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-2531)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
131564Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS : linux, linux-aws, linux-aws-hwe, linux-gcp, linux-gke-4.15, linux-hwe, (USN-4210-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
131563Ubuntu 18.04 LTS / 19.04 : linux, linux-aws, linux-aws-5.0, linux-gcp, linux-gke-5.0, linux-hwe, (USN-4209-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
131349EulerOS 2.0 SP8 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-2283)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
131014Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : Linux kernel vulnerability (USN-4186-3)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
131011Ubuntu 19.10 : Linux kernel vulnerability (USN-4183-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
130966Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : Linux kernel vulnerabilities (USN-4186-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
130963Ubuntu 19.10 : Linux kernel vulnerabilities (USN-4183-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
130751Slackware 14.2 : Slackware 14.2 kernel (SSA:2019-311-01)NessusSlackware Local Security Checks
critical
130033Fedora 30 : kernel / kernel-headers / kernel-tools (2019-057d691fd4)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
critical
130032Fedora 31 : kernel / kernel-headers / kernel-tools (2019-038d78eaa5)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
critical