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computer weakness alert CVE-2019-11085

Intel i915 Graphics for Linux: privilege escalation

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions of Intel i915 Graphics for Linux, in order to escalate his privileges.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 03/06/2019.
Références of this bulletin: 1103505, CERTFR-2019-AVI-355, CERTFR-2019-AVI-361, CERTFR-2019-AVI-419, CERTFR-2019-AVI-458, CVE-2019-11085, openSUSE-SU-2019:1479-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:1579-1, RHSA-2019:1873-01, RHSA-2019:1891-01, RHSA-2019:1959-01, RHSA-2019:1971-01, SUSE-SU-2019:1529-1, SUSE-SU-2019:1530-1, SUSE-SU-2019:1535-1, SUSE-SU-2019:1536-1, SUSE-SU-2019:1550-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2430-1, USN-4068-1, USN-4068-2, USN-4118-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-29442.
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Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions of Intel i915 Graphics for Linux, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This weakness note impacts software or systems such as QRadar SIEM, openSUSE Leap, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this threat note is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer weakness.

Solutions for this threat

IBM QRadar SIEM: patch for Kernel.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

openSUSE Leap 15.0: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: kernel 4.12.14-lp150.12.64.1

openSUSE Leap 15.1: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: kernel 4.12.14-lp151.28.4.1

RHEL 7: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: kernel 3.10.0-957.27.2.el7

RHEL 7: new kernel-rt packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: kernel-rt 3.10.0-957.27.2.rt56.940.el7

RHEL 8: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 8: kernel 4.18.0-80.7.1.el8_0

RHEL 8: new kernel-rt packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 8: kernel-rt 4.18.0-80.7.1.rt9.153.el8_0

SUSE LE 12 SP4: new kernel packages (18/06/2019).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: kernel 4.12.14-95.19.1

SUSE LE 15: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: kernel 4.12.14-150.22.1

SUSE LE 15 SP1: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: kernel 4.12.14-197.4.1

SUSE LE 15 SP1: new kernel-source-rt packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: kernel-source-rt 4.12.14-14.8.1

Ubuntu 16/18: new linux-image-aws packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: linux-image-aws 4.15.0.1047.47
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: linux-image-aws 4.15.0.1047.46

Ubuntu: new linux-image-4.15.0 packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: linux-image-generic 4.15.0.55.57
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: linux-image-generic-hwe-16.04 4.15.0.55.76
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