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Vulnerability of Linux kernel: use after free via drivers/net/ieee802154/atusb.c

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via drivers/net/ieee802154/atusb.c of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 04/12/2019.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2019-19525, openSUSE-SU-2019:2675-1, SUSE-SU-2019:3289-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-31044.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via drivers/net/ieee80215...
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This threat bulletin impacts software or systems such as Linux, openSUSE Leap, SLES.

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

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of physical access.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat.

Solutions for this threat

Patches for this vulnerability are not yet public.
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