CVE-2019-19537

MEDIUM

Description

In the Linux kernel before 5.2.10, there is a race condition bug that can be caused by a malicious USB device in the USB character device driver layer, aka CID-303911cfc5b9. This affects drivers/usb/core/file.c.

References

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/12/03/4

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.2.10

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=303911cfc5b95d33687d9046133ff184cf5043ff

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/01/msg00013.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-12-03

Updated: 2020-01-18

Type: CWE-362

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.7

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.2

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 0.5

Severity: MEDIUM