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CVE-2019-15291

Published: 20 August 2019

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 5.2.9. There is a NULL pointer dereference caused by a malicious USB device in the flexcop_usb_probe function in the drivers/media/usb/b2c2/flexcop-usb.c driver.

From the Ubuntu security team

It was discovered that the B2C2 FlexCop USB device driver in the Linux kernel did not properly validate device metadata. A physically proximate attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash).

Notes

AuthorNote
tyhicks
Setting priority to negligible since this simple DoS requires a
malicious USB device to be inserted into the system
As of 2019-08-26, there's no upstream fix.
Priority

Negligible

CVSS 3 base score: 4.6

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-88.88)
disco Pending
(5.0.0-40.44)
eoan
Released (5.3.0-40.32)
focal Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-9.12)
precise Ignored
(was needed ESM criteria)
trusty Ignored
(was needed ESM criteria)
upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial
Released (4.4.0-173.203)
Patches:
Introduced by

2add87a95068d6457d4e5824d0417d39007665a4

Fixed by 1b976fc6d684e3282914cdbe7a8d68fdce19095c
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-1060.62)
disco Ignored
(was pending \[5.0.0-1024.27\] now end-of-life)
eoan
Released (5.3.0-1011.12)
focal Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1005.5)
precise Does not exist

trusty
Released (4.4.0-1061.65)
upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial
Released (4.4.0-1101.112)
linux-aws-5.0
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (5.0.0-1024.27~18.04.1)
disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-aws-5.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(5.3.0-1016.17~18.04.1)
eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-aws-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial
Released (4.15.0-1060.62~16.04.1)
linux-azure
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (5.0.0-1029.31~18.04.1)
disco Ignored
(was pending \[5.0.0-1029.31\] now end-of-life)
eoan
Released (5.3.0-1013.14)
focal Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1006.6)
precise Does not exist

trusty
Released (4.15.0-1071.76~14.04.1)
upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial
Released (4.15.0-1071.76)
linux-azure-4.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1082.92)
eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-azure-5.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (5.3.0-1013.14~18.04.1)
disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-azure-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-gcp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (5.0.0-1029.30~18.04.1)
disco Ignored
(was pending \[5.0.0-1029.30\] now end-of-life)
eoan
Released (5.3.0-1012.13)
focal Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1005.5)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial
Released (4.15.0-1055.59)
linux-gcp-4.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1071.81)
eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-gcp-5.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (5.3.0-1012.13~18.04.1)
disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-gcp-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-gke-4.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-1052.55)
disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-gke-5.0
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (5.0.0-1029.30~18.04.1)
disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-gke-5.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (5.3.0-1012.13~18.04.1)
eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (5.3.0-40.32~18.04.1)
disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial
Released (4.15.0-88.88~16.04.1)
linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(was needed now end-of-life)
disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
linux-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-1053.53)
disco Ignored
(was pending \[5.0.0-1025.27\] now end-of-life)
eoan
Released (5.3.0-1010.11)
focal Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1004.4)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial
Released (4.4.0-1065.72)
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

precise Ignored
(was needed ESM criteria)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty
Released (4.4.0-173.203~14.04.1)
upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-oem
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-1073.83)
disco Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
eoan Pending
(4.15.0-1076.86)
focal Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
linux-oem-5.6
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Not vulnerable
(5.6.0-1007.7)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-oem-osp1
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (5.0.0-1037.42)
disco Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
eoan
Released (5.0.0-1037.42)
focal Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-oracle
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-1033.36)
disco Ignored
(was pending \[5.0.0-1010.15\] now end-of-life)
eoan
Released (5.3.0-1009.10)
focal Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1005.5)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial
Released (4.15.0-1033.36~16.04.1)
linux-oracle-5.0
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (5.0.0-1010.15~18.04.1)
disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-oracle-5.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(5.3.0-1011.12~18.04.1)
eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-raspi
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1007.7)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-1055.59)
disco Ignored
(was pending \[5.0.0-1025.26\] now end-of-life)
eoan
Released (5.3.0-1018.20)
focal Ignored
(was needed now end-of-life)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial
Released (4.4.0-1128.137)
linux-raspi2-5.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (5.3.0-1018.20~18.04.1)
eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-riscv
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-24.28)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-1072.79)
disco Ignored
(was pending \[5.0.0-1029.31\] now end-of-life)
eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.5~rc1)
xenial
Released (4.4.0-1132.140)