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NULL Pointer Dereference

CVE-2018-19939

Severity Medium
Score 5/10

Summary

The Goodix GT9xx touchscreen driver for custom Linux kernels on Xiaomi daisy-o-oss and daisy-p-oss as used in Mi A2 Lite and RedMi6 pro devices through 2018-08-27 has a NULL pointer dereference in kfree after a kmalloc failure in gtp_read_Color in drivers/input/touchscreen/gt917d/gt9xx.c.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
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  • PARTIAL

CWE-476 - NULL Pointer Dereference

A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.

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