CVE-2019-12984

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2019-06-26
CWE:
(CWE-476|CWE-400)
Bugzilla:
1724637: CVE-2019-12984 kernel: null pointer dereference in function nfc_genl_deactivate_target() in net/nfc/netlink.c

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

A NULL pointer dereference vulnerability in the function nfc_genl_deactivate_target() in net/nfc/netlink.c in the Linux kernel before 5.1.13 can be triggered by a malicious user-mode program that omits certain NFC attributes, leading to denial of service.

Find out more about CVE-2019-12984 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 5.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 kernel-rt Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 kernel-rt Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel-alt Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel-rt Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Not affected
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