Bug 1783478 (CVE-2019-19525) - CVE-2019-19525 kernel: malicious USB device leads to use-after-free in the drivers/net/ieee802154/atusb.c driver
Summary: CVE-2019-19525 kernel: malicious USB device leads to use-after-free in the dr...
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2019-19525
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1783479
Blocks: 1783480
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2019-12-13 19:57 UTC by msiddiqu
Modified: 2020-02-17 14:10 UTC (History)
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A vulnerability was found in atusb_disconnect in drivers/net/ieee802154/atusb.c in ieee802154 network subsystem, in this problem when the disconnect callback was accessing the hardware-descriptor private data after having having freed it which could lead to a use-after-free problem.
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Last Closed: 2020-02-17 14:10:01 UTC


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Description msiddiqu 2019-12-13 19:57:47 UTC
In the Linux kernel, there is a use-after-free bug that can be caused by a malicious USB device in the drivers/net/ieee802154/atusb.c driver

References: 

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.3.6
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2019/q4/115
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/12/03/4

Upstream patch:

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=7fd25e6fc035f4b04b75bca6d7e8daa069603a76

Comment 1 msiddiqu 2019-12-13 19:58:37 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1783479]

Comment 2 Justin M. Forbes 2019-12-16 16:54:53 UTC
This is fixed for Fedora with the 5.3.6 stable kernel update.

Comment 4 Rohit Keshri 2020-02-17 08:53:25 UTC
Mitigation:

Mitigation for this issue is either not available or the currently available options don't meet the Red Hat Product Security criteria comprising ease of use and deployment, applicability to widespread installation base or stability.

Comment 5 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-02-17 14:10:01 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-19525


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