CVE-2019-3819

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2019-01-25
CWE:
CWE-835
Bugzilla:
1669187: CVE-2019-3819 kernel: infinite loop in drivers/hid/hid-debug.c:hid_debug_events_read()
A flaw was found in the Linux kernel in the function hid_debug_events_read() in the drivers/hid/hid-debug.c file which may enter an infinite loop with certain parameters passed from a user space. A local privileged user ("root") can cause a system lock up and a denial of service.

Find out more about CVE-2019-3819 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 4.2
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required High
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

Acknowledgements

This issue was discovered by Vladis Dronov (Red Hat).
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