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computer vulnerability announce CVE-2019-3901

Linux kernel: information disclosure via perf_event_open

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data via perf_event_open() of the Linux kernel, in order to obtain sensitive information.
Impacted products: Debian.
Severity of this bulletin: 1/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: data reading.
Hacker's origin: user shell.
Creation date: 28/05/2019.
Références of this threat: 1701245, CVE-2019-3901, DLA-1799-1, DLA-1799-2, VIGILANCE-VUL-29427.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data via perf_event_open() of the Linux kernel, in order to obtain sensitive information.
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