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Vulnerability of Linux kernel: denial of service via FUSE Filesystem PID Namespace Mounting

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via FUSE Filesystem PID Namespace Mounting of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted software: Linux.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 1/4.
Creation date: 25/08/2020.
Références of this announce: CVE-2019-20794, VIGILANCE-VUL-33142.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via FUSE Filesystem PID Namespace Mounting of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This threat announce impacts software or systems such as Linux.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity alert is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of privileged 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 security alert.

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