CVE-2019-3819

NameCVE-2019-3819
DescriptionA flaw was found in the Linux kernel in the function hid_debug_events_read() in drivers/hid/hid-debug.c file which may enter an infinite loop with certain parameters passed from a userspace. A local privileged user ("root") can cause a system lock up and a denial of service. Versions from v4.18 and newer are vulnerable.
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ReferencesDLA-1731-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie3.16.56-1+deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)3.16.64-2fixed
stretch4.9.144-3vulnerable
stretch (security)4.9.110-3+deb9u6vulnerable
buster, sid4.19.28-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.19.20-1medium
linuxsourcejessie3.16.64-1mediumDLA-1731-1

Notes

Proposed patch: https://marc.info/?l=linux-input&m=154841031101012&w=2

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