Bug 1745530 (CVE-2019-15218) - CVE-2019-15218 kernel: null pointer dereference in the drivers/media/usb/siano/smsusb.c driver
Summary: CVE-2019-15218 kernel: null pointer dereference in the drivers/media/usb/sian...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2019-15218
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: 1745531
Blocks: 1745541
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Reported: 2019-08-26 10:30 UTC by Dhananjay Arunesh
Modified: 2019-09-04 15:13 UTC (History)
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Description Dhananjay Arunesh 2019-08-26 10:30:59 UTC
A vulnerability was found in the Linux kernel. There is a NULL pointer dereference caused by a malicious USB device in the drivers/media/usb/siano/smsusb.c driver.

Reference:
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.1.8
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=31e0456de5be379b10fea0fa94a681057114a96e
https://syzkaller.appspot.com/bug?id=4a5d7c8c2b6dbedb5b7218c6d7e8666bd2387517

Comment 1 Dhananjay Arunesh 2019-08-26 10:31:17 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1745531]

Comment 2 Justin M. Forbes 2019-08-26 13:16:59 UTC
This was fixed for Fedora with the 5.1.8 stable kernel update.


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