CVE-2019-19227

MEDIUM
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Description

In the AppleTalk subsystem in the Linux kernel before 5.1, there is a potential NULL pointer dereference because register_snap_client may return NULL. This will lead to denial of service in net/appletalk/aarp.c and net/appletalk/ddp.c, as demonstrated by unregister_snap_client, aka CID-9804501fa122.

References

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

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.1

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=9804501fa1228048857910a6bf23e085aade37cc

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-11-22

Updated: 2019-12-12

Type: CWE-476

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.1

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

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

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
150557SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:14354-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
137516EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2020-1674)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
136239EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.2.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2020-1536)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
135525EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2020-1396)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
134363SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:0613-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
134240Debian DLA-2114-1 : linux-4.9 security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
133913EulerOS 2.0 SP5 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2020-1112)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
133800Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS : Linux kernel vulnerabilities (USN-4287-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
133354Ubuntu 18.04 LTS : Linux kernel vulnerabilities (USN-4258-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
133293Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : Linux kernel vulnerabilities (USN-4254-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
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
132741Slackware 14.2 : Slackware 14.2 kernel (SSA:2020-008-01)NessusSlackware Local Security Checks
high
132605EulerOS 2.0 SP8 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2020-1012)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
132394SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:3381-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
132389SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:3371-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
132237SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:3317-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
132236SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:3316-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
132032openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2019-2675)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
131833SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:3200-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high