Bug 1749978 (CVE-2019-15291) - CVE-2019-15291 kernel: Null pointer dereference in the flexcop_usb_probe function in the drivers/media/usb/b2c2/flexcop-usb.c
Summary: CVE-2019-15291 kernel: Null pointer dereference in the flexcop_usb_probe func...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2019-15291
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: 1749991
Blocks: 1749993
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Reported: 2019-09-07 01:26 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2019-09-09 16:42 UTC (History)
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Description Pedro Sampaio 2019-09-07 01:26:58 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 flexcop_usb_probe function in the drivers/media/usb/b2c2/flexcop-usb.c driver.

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https://syzkaller.appspot.com/bug?id=c0203bd72037d07493f4b7562411e4f5f4553a8f
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/08/20/2

Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2019-09-07 02:34:26 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1749991]


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