Bug 1749977 (CVE-2019-15290) - CVE-2019-15290 kernel: Null pointer dereference in the ath6kl_usb_alloc_urb_from_pipe function in the drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath6kl/usb.c
Summary: CVE-2019-15290 kernel: Null pointer dereference in the ath6kl_usb_alloc_urb_f...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2019-15290
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: 1749990
Blocks: 1749992
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Reported: 2019-09-07 01:25 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2019-09-09 16:42 UTC (History)
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Description Pedro Sampaio 2019-09-07 01:25:00 UTC
An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 5.2.9. There is a NULL pointer dereference caused by a malicious USB device in the ath6kl_usb_alloc_urb_from_pipe function in the drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath6kl/usb.c driver.

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https://syzkaller.appspot.com/bug?id=cd8b9cfe50a0bf36ee19eda2d7e2e06843dfbeaf
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/08/20/2

Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2019-09-07 02:34:14 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1749990]


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