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computer vulnerability CVE-2019-12382

Linux kernel: NULL pointer dereference via drm_load_edid_firmware

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced via drm_load_edid_firmware() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable software: Fedora, Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this announce: 1/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: denial of service on server, denial of service on client.
Attacker's origin: user account.
Creation date: 28/05/2019.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2019-12382, FEDORA-2019-7ec378191e, FEDORA-2019-f40bd7826f, SUSE-SU-2019:1527-1, SUSE-SU-2019:1529-1, SUSE-SU-2019:1530-1, SUSE-SU-2019:1532-1, SUSE-SU-2019:1534-1, SUSE-SU-2019:1535-1, SUSE-SU-2019:1536-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-29425.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced via drm_load_edid_firmware() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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