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Vulnerability of Linux kernel: use after free via drivers/nfc/pn533/usb.c

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via drivers/nfc/pn533/usb.c of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 04/12/2019.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2019-19526, VIGILANCE-VUL-31045.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via drivers/nfc/pn533/usb...
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This computer threat note impacts software or systems such as Linux.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness alert 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 weakness note.

Solutions for this threat

Workarounds for this vulnerability are not yet public.
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