CVE-2019-12984

NameCVE-2019-12984
DescriptionA NULL pointer dereference vulnerability in the function nfc_genl_deactivate_target() in net/nfc/netlink.c in the Linux kernel before 5.1.13 can be triggered by a malicious user-mode program that omits certain NFC attributes, leading to denial of service.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-4495-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)3.16.84-1vulnerable
stretch (security)4.9.320-2vulnerable
stretch (lts), stretch4.9.320-3vulnerable
buster4.19.249-2fixed
buster (security)4.19.269-1fixed
bullseye5.10.158-2fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.162-1fixed
sid, bookworm6.1.20-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
linuxsourcejessie(unfixed)end-of-life
linuxsourcestretch(unfixed)end-of-life
linuxsourcebuster4.19.37-5+deb10u2DSA-4495-1
linuxsource(unstable)5.2.6-1

Notes

Fixed by: https://git.kernel.org/linus/385097a3675749cbc9e97c085c0e5dfe4269ca51

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