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Vulnerability of Linux kernel: buffer overflow via parse_hid_report_descriptor

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via parse_hid_report_descriptor() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Impacted products: Debian, Fedora, Linux, openSUSE Leap, RSA Authentication Manager, Slackware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this bulletin: 1/4.
Creation date: 26/07/2019.
Références of this threat: CERTFR-2019-AVI-376, CERTFR-2019-AVI-381, CERTFR-2019-AVI-392, CERTFR-2019-AVI-417, CERTFR-2019-AVI-418, CERTFR-2019-AVI-419, CERTFR-2019-AVI-441, CERTFR-2019-AVI-458, CERTFR-2019-AVI-478, CERTFR-2019-AVI-482, CVE-2019-13631, DLA-1884-1, DLA-1885-1, DSA-2019-148, DSA-2019-149, DSA-4495-1, DSA-4497-1, FEDORA-2019-3dbfaeac73, FEDORA-2019-9d3fe6fd5b, openSUSE-SU-2019:1923-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:1924-1, RHBUG-1731000, SSA:2019-226-01, SUSE-SU-2019:14157-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2068-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2069-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2070-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2071-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2072-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2073-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2262-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2263-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2299-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2430-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2450-1, USN-4115-1, USN-4115-2, USN-4118-1, USN-4145-1, USN-4147-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-29889.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via parse_hid_report_descriptor() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This cybersecurity alert impacts software or systems such as Debian, Fedora, Linux, openSUSE Leap, RSA Authentication Manager, Slackware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

Linux kernel: version 5.2.3.
The version 5.2.3 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/

Linux kernel: version 5.1.20.
The version 5.1.20 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/

Linux kernel: version 4.19.61.
The version 4.19.61 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/

Linux kernel: version 4.14.135.
The version 4.14.135 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/

Linux kernel: version 4.9.187.
The version 4.9.187 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/

Linux kernel: version 4.4.187.
The version 4.4.187 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/

Linux kernel: version 3.16.72.
The version 3.16.72 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/

Linux kernel: patch for parse_hid_report_descriptor.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

Debian 10: new linux packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 10: linux 4.19.37-5+deb10u2

Debian 8: new linux-4.9 packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: linux-4.9 4.9.168-1+deb9u5~deb8u1

Debian 8: new linux packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: linux 3.16.72-1

Debian 9/10: new linux packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: linux 4.9.168-1+deb9u5
  Debian 10: linux 4.19.37-5+deb10u2

Fedora: new kernel-headers packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 29: kernel-headers 5.1.20-200.fc29
  Fedora 30: kernel-headers 5.1.19-300.fc30

Fedora: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 29: kernel 5.1.20-200.fc29
  Fedora 30: kernel 5.1.19-300.fc30

openSUSE Leap: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: kernel 4.12.14-lp150.12.70.1
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: kernel 4.12.14-lp151.28.13.1

RSA Authentication Manager: version 8.4 P7.
The version 8.4 P7 is fixed:
  https://community.rsa.com/community/products/securid

Slackware 14.2: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  Slackware 14.2: kernel 4.4.189-*-1

SUSE LE 11 SP4: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 11 SP4: kernel 3.0.101-108.101.1

SUSE LE 12 SP1: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP1: kernel 3.12.74-60.64.121.1

SUSE LE 12 SP2: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP2: kernel 4.4.121-92.120.1

SUSE LE 12 SP3: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: kernel 4.4.180-94.103.1

SUSE LE 12 SP4: new kernel-azure packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: kernel-azure 4.12.14-6.23.1

SUSE LE 12 SP4: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: kernel 4.12.14-95.29.1

SUSE LE 12 SP4: new kernel-rt packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: kernel-rt 4.12.14-8.3.1

SUSE LE 15 RTM: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: kernel 4.12.14-150.32.1

SUSE LE 15 SP1: new kernel-azure packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: kernel-azure 4.12.14-5.38.1

SUSE LE 15 SP1: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: kernel 4.12.14-197.15.1

SUSE LE 15 SP1: new kernel-source-rt packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: kernel-source-rt 4.12.14-14.8.1

Ubuntu 16/18: new linux-image-aws packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: linux-image-aws 4.15.0.1047.47
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: linux-image-aws 4.15.0.1047.46

Ubuntu: new linux-image-4.15.0 packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: linux-image-generic-hwe-16.04 4.15.0.62.82
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: linux-image-generic 4.15.0.62.64

Ubuntu: new linux-image-4.4.0 packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: linux-image-generic 4.4.0.165.173

Ubuntu: new linux-image-5.0.0 packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 19.04: linux-image-generic 5.0.0.31.32
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: linux-image-generic-hwe-18.04 5.0.0.31.88
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