Vigil@nce - Linux kernel: out-of-bounds memory reading via ath6kl_wmi_pstream_timeout_event_rx
November 2019 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Debian, Linux, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Consequences: data reading, denial of service on server, denial of service on service.
Provenance: user shell.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 16/09/2019.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via ath6kl_wmi_pstream_timeout_event_rx() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
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