Bug 1745523 (CVE-2019-15216) - CVE-2019-15216 kernel: null-pointer dereference in drivers/usb/misc/yurex.c driver
Summary: CVE-2019-15216 kernel: null-pointer dereference in drivers/usb/misc/yurex.c d...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2019-15216
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1745524
Blocks: 1745538
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Reported: 2019-08-26 10:21 UTC by Dhananjay Arunesh
Modified: 2019-09-04 15:14 UTC (History)
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Description Dhananjay Arunesh 2019-08-26 10:21:41 UTC
A vulnerability was found in the Linux kernel before. There is a NULL pointer dereference caused by a malicious USB device in the drivers/usb/misc/yurex.c driver.

Reference:
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=ef61eb43ada6c1d6b94668f0f514e4c268093ff3
f0b1f2952022c75394c0eef2afeb17af90f9227e

Comment 1 Dhananjay Arunesh 2019-08-26 10:22:27 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1745524]

Comment 2 Justin M. Forbes 2019-08-26 13:11:51 UTC
This was fixed for Fedora in the 5.0.14 stable update


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