Bug 1763844 (CVE-2019-15923) - CVE-2019-15923 kernel: null pointer dereference in drivers/block/paride/pf.c
Summary: CVE-2019-15923 kernel: null pointer dereference in drivers/block/paride/pf.c
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2019-15923
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: 1763845
Blocks: 1763846
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Reported: 2019-10-21 17:57 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2019-10-22 15:14 UTC (History)
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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2019-10-21 17:57:25 UTC
An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.0.9. There is a NULL pointer dereference for a cd data structure if alloc_disk fails in drivers/block/paride/pf.c.

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https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f0d1762554014ce0ae347b9f0d088f2c157c8c72

Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2019-10-21 17:57:44 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1763845]

Comment 2 Justin M. Forbes 2019-10-22 12:54:04 UTC
This was fixed for Fedora with the 5.0.9 stable kernel update.


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