Executive Summary

Informations
NameCVE-2018-20169First vendor Publication2018-12-17
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2019-08-13

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score7.2Attack RangeLocal
Cvss Impact Score10Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score3.9AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 4.19.9. The USB subsystem mishandles size checks during the reading of an extra descriptor, related to __usb_get_extra_descriptor in drivers/usb/core/usb.c.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-20169

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-400Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion')

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os2
Os1
Os2876

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2019-01-14Name : The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
File : ala_ALAS-2019-1145.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2019-01-10Name : The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.
File : al2_ALAS-2019-1145.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2019-01-03Name : The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.
File : fedora_2018-6e8c330d50.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
MISC http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=704...
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.19.9
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/704620afc70cf47abb9d6a1a57f3825d2bca...
MLIST https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/03/msg00034.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/04/msg00004.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/05/msg00002.html
UBUNTU https://usn.ubuntu.com/3879-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3879-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4094-1/

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2019-08-14 00:19:28
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2019-05-07 05:19:04
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2019-05-03 17:18:38
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2019-04-05 00:19:00
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2019-04-02 05:18:42
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2019-03-29 00:19:15
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2019-03-28 00:19:04
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2019-03-05 21:19:21
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2019-02-05 17:19:27
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2019-01-31 21:19:33
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2018-12-17 12:03:01
  • First insertion