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Published on August 20th, 2019 📆 | 6005 Views ⚑


Linux Kernel up to 5.1.7 USB Device smsusb.c denial of service

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A vulnerability was found in Linux Kernel up to 5.1.7 (Operating System). It has been rated as problematic. This issue affects an unknown code block of the file drivers/media/usb/siano/smsusb.c of the component USB Device Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability (NULL Pointer Dereference). Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-476. Impacted is availability.

The weakness was disclosed 08/19/2019. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2019-15218 since 08/19/2019. Attacking locally is a requirement. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.

Upgrading to version 5.1.8 eliminates this vulnerability.

The entries 140330, 140329, 140328 and 140326 are pretty similar.




VulDB Meta Base Score: 2.1
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Class: Denial of service / NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)
Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Upgrade: Kernel 5.1.8

08/19/2019 Advisory disclosed
08/19/2019 +0 days CVE assigned
08/20/2019 +1 days VulDB entry created
08/20/2019 +0 days VulDB last updateVendor:
CVE: CVE-2019-15218 (🔒)
See also: 🔒Created: 08/20/2019 07:14 AM
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