Bug 1760450 (CVE-2019-16230) - CVE-2019-16230 kernel: null pointer dereference in drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/radeon_display.c
Summary: CVE-2019-16230 kernel: null pointer dereference in drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/rad...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2019-16230
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Depends On: 1760451
Blocks: 1760452
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Reported: 2019-10-10 14:58 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2019-10-14 07:14 UTC (History)
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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2019-10-10 14:58:39 UTC
drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/radeon_display.c in the Linux kernel 5.2.14 does not check the alloc_workqueue return value, leading to a NULL pointer dereference.

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https://lkml.org/lkml/2019/9/9/487

Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2019-10-10 14:59:13 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1760451]


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