CVE-2019-3819

MEDIUM

Description

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel in the function hid_debug_events_read() in drivers/hid/hid-debug.c file which may enter an infinite loop with certain parameters passed from a userspace. A local privileged user ("root") can cause a system lock up and a denial of service. Versions from v4.18 and newer are vulnerable.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-04/msg00052.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106730

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2019-3819

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/03/msg00034.html

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/04/msg00004.html

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/05/msg00002.html

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3932-1/

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3932-2/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-01-25

Updated: 2019-05-10

Type: CWE-400

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

Base Score: 4.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 0.8

Severity: MEDIUM