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computer vulnerability bulletin CVE-2019-3819

Linux kernel: infinite loop via hid_debug_events_read

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger an infinite loop via hid_debug_events_read() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted software: Linux.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 1/4.
Consequences of a hack: denial of service on server, denial of service on service.
Attacker's origin: privileged shell.
Creation date: 28/01/2019.
Références of this announce: CVE-2019-3819, RHBUG-1669187, VIGILANCE-VUL-28378.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger an infinite loop via hid_debug_events_read() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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