Linux Kernel up to 5.1.7 USB Device sisusb.c null pointer dereference

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in Linux Kernel up to 5.1.7 (Operating System). Affected is some unknown processing of the file drivers/usb/misc/sisusbvga/sisusb.c of the component USB Device Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a null pointer dereference vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-476. A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit. This is going to have an impact on availability. CVE summarizes:

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.1.8. There is a NULL pointer dereference caused by a malicious USB device in the drivers/usb/misc/sisusbvga/sisusb.c driver.

The weakness was presented 08/19/2019 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at lists.debian.org. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2019-15219 since 08/19/2019. The attack needs to be approached locally. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

Upgrading to version 5.1.8 eliminates this vulnerability.

See 138837, 138838, 138839 and 138853 for similar entries.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.5
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Exploitinginfo

Class: Null pointer dereference
CWE: CWE-476 / CWE-404
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Kernel 5.1.8
Patch: git.kernel.org

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08/19/2019 🔍
08/19/2019 +0 days 🔍
08/20/2019 +1 days 🔍
11/26/2023 +1559 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: kernel.org

Advisory: DLA 1919-1
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2019-15219 (🔍)
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Entryinfo

Created: 08/20/2019 07:14 AM
Updated: 11/26/2023 04:55 PM
Changes: 08/20/2019 07:14 AM (59), 07/31/2020 04:47 PM (2), 11/26/2023 04:55 PM (5)
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