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Linux kernel before 5.5.4 Improper Privilege Management Vulnerability

Summary

An issue was found in Linux kernel before 5.5.4. The mwifiex_cmd_append_vsie_tlv() function in drivers/net/wireless/marvell/mwifiex/scan.c.

Credit:

The information has been provided by Greg Kroah-Hartman

The original article can be found at:https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.5.4

Details

Allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service because of an incorrect memcpy and buffer overflow.

Vulnerable Systems:

Linux kernel before 5.5.4

CVE Information:

CVE-2020-12653

Disclosure Timeline:
Published Date:5/5/2020

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