CVE-2019-19543

high
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Description

In the Linux kernel before 5.1.6, there is a use-after-free in serial_ir_init_module() in drivers/media/rc/serial_ir.c.

References

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

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.1.6

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=56cd26b618855c9af48c8301aa6754ced8dd0beb

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20200924-0005/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-12-03

Updated: 2020-09-24

Type: CWE-416

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.6

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (13 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
147318NewStart CGSL MAIN 6.02 : kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities (NS-SA-2021-0078)NessusNewStart CGSL Local Security Checks
high
145806CentOS 8 : kernel (CESA-2020:4431)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
medium
142430RHEL 8 : kernel (RHSA-2020:4431)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
142382RHEL 8 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2020:4609)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
134363SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:0613-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
134293SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:0584-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
133992EulerOS 2.0 SP8 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2020-1158)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
132925SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:0093-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
132430SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:3389-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
132394SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:3381-1)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