Vigil@nce - Linux kernel: NULL pointer dereference via drm_load_edid_firmware
June 2019 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Fedora, Linux.
Consequences: denial of service on server, denial of service on client.
Provenance: user account.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 28/05/2019.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced via drm_load_edid_firmware() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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