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Vulnerability of Linux kernel: buffer overflow via index_rbio_pages

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via index_rbio_pages() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Impacted products: Linux.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 02/12/2019.
Références of this threat: CVE-2019-19378, VIGILANCE-VUL-31035.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via index_rbio_pages() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This computer weakness announce impacts software or systems such as Linux.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security alert is medium.

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

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a technician ability can exploit this vulnerability.

Solutions for this threat 

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