Bug 1783459 (CVE-2019-19524) - CVE-2019-19524 kernel: a malicious USB device in the drivers/input/ff-memless.c leads to use-after-free
Summary: CVE-2019-19524 kernel: a malicious USB device in the drivers/input/ff-memless...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2019-19524
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1783460
Blocks: 1783461
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Reported: 2019-12-13 19:27 UTC by msiddiqu
Modified: 2019-12-23 15:16 UTC (History)
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Description msiddiqu 2019-12-13 19:27:45 UTC
In the Linux kernel, there is a use-after-free bug that can be caused by a malicious USB device in the drivers/input/ff-memless.c

References: 

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/12/03/4
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.3.12
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2019/q4/115

Upstream patch:

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=fa3a5a1880c91bb92594ad42dfe9eedad7996b86

Comment 1 msiddiqu 2019-12-13 19:28:08 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1783460]

Comment 2 Justin M. Forbes 2019-12-16 16:53:18 UTC
This is fixed for Fedora in the 5.3.12 stable kernel update.


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