Linux Kernel up to 5.1.7 USB Device sound/usb/line6/driver.c denial of service – Digitalmunition

Exploit/Advisories Cybersecurity study of the dark web exposes vulnerability to machine identities -- ScienceDaily

Published on August 20th, 2019 📆 | 8467 Views ⚑


Linux Kernel up to 5.1.7 USB Device sound/usb/line6/driver.c denial of service

CVSS Meta Temp ScoreCurrent Exploit Price (≈)

A vulnerability has been found in Linux Kernel up to 5.1.7 (Operating System) and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown part of the file sound/usb/line6/driver.c of the component USB Device Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability (NULL Pointer Dereference). The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-476. As an impact it is known to affect availability.

The weakness was disclosed 08/19/2019. This vulnerability was named CVE-2019-15223 since 08/19/2019. The attack needs to be approached locally. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

Upgrading to version 5.1.8 eliminates this vulnerability.

The entries 140330, 140329, 140328 and 140331 are pretty similar.




VulDB Meta Base Score: 2.1
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 2.0

VulDB Base Score: 2.1
VulDB Temp Score: 2.0
VulDB Vector: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍


VulDB Base Score: 🔒
VulDB Temp Score: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍
Class: Denial of service / NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)
Local: Yes
Remote: No

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined

Price Prediction: 🔍
Current Price Estimation: 🔒

Threat Intelligenceinfoedit

Threat: 🔍
Adversaries: 🔍
Geopolitics: 🔍
Economy: 🔍
Predictions: 🔍
Remediation: 🔍Recommended: Upgrade
Status: 🔍

0-Day Time: 🔒

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-2019-15223 (🔒)
See also: 🔒Created: 08/20/2019 07:18 AM
Complete: 🔍


No comments yet. Please log in to comment.

Upgrade your account now!

Tagged with:

Leave a Reply