CVE-2018-9516

Public on 2019-09-13
Modified on 2019-09-19
Description
A flaw was found in the Linux kernel in the hid_debug_events_read() function in the drivers/hid/hid-debug.c file. A lack of the certain checks may allow a privileged user ("root") to achieve an out-of-bounds write and thus receiving user space buffer corruption.
Severity
Low
CVSS v3 Base Score
3.1
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 kernel 2019-09-13 23:08 ALAS2-2019-1278
Amazon Linux 1 kernel 2019-09-13 22:43 ALAS-2019-1278

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 3.1 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L
NVD CVSSv2 7.2 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
NVD CVSSv3 7.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H