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Vulnerability of Linux kernel: out-of-bounds memory reading via drivers/scsi/qedi/qedi_dbg.c

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via drivers/scsi/qedi/qedi_dbg.c of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 13/09/2019.
Références of this threat: CERTFR-2019-AVI-419, CERTFR-2019-AVI-441, CERTFR-2019-AVI-455, CERTFR-2019-AVI-482, CERTFR-2019-AVI-502, CERTFR-2019-AVI-503, CERTFR-2019-AVI-530, CVE-2019-15090, openSUSE-SU-2019:2173-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:2181-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2412-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2424-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2648-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2651-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2658-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2738-1, USN-4115-1, USN-4115-2, USN-4118-1, USN-4147-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-30327.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via drivers/scsi/qedi/qedi_dbg.c of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
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This weakness bulletin impacts software or systems such as Tivoli Storage Manager, Linux, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

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

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 vulnerability announce.

Solutions for this threat

Linux kernel: version 5.1.12.
The version 5.1.12 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/

Linux kernel: version 4.19.53.
The version 4.19.53 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/

Linux kernel: version 4.14.128.
The version 4.14.128 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/

Linux kernel: patch for drivers/scsi/qedi/qedi_dbg.c.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

IBM Spectrum Protect Plus: version 10.1.4.222.
The version 10.1.4.222 is fixed:
  http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10880861

openSUSE Leap 15: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: kernel 4.12.14-lp150.12.73.1
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: kernel 4.12.14-lp151.28.16.1

SUSE LE 12 SP4: new kernel-azure packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: kernel-azure 4.12.14-6.26.1

SUSE LE 12 SP4: new kernel-default packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: kernel-default 4.12.14-95.32.1

SUSE LE 15: new kernel-azure packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: kernel-azure 4.12.14-5.41.1
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: kernel-azure 4.12.14-8.16.1

SUSE LE 15 SP1: new kernel-default packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: kernel-default 4.12.14-197.18.1

SUSE LE 15 SP1: new kernel-rt packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: kernel-rt 4.12.14-14.11.1

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-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

Wind River Linux: version 10.18.44.11.
The version 10.18.44.11 is fixed:
  https://support2.windriver.com/
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