CVE-2019-12818

NameCVE-2019-12818
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 4.20.15. The nfc_llcp_build_tlv function in net/nfc/llcp_commands.c may return NULL. If the caller does not check for this, it will trigger a NULL pointer dereference. This will cause denial of service. This affects nfc_llcp_build_gb in net/nfc/llcp_core.c.
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NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)stretch4.9.228-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.240-2fixed
buster4.19.146-1fixed
buster (security)4.19.152-1fixed
bullseye, sid5.9.1-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcejessie3.16.68-1
linuxsourcestretch4.9.168-1
linuxsource(unstable)4.19.28-1

Notes

https://git.kernel.org/linus/58bdd544e2933a21a51eecf17c3f5f94038261b5

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