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computer vulnerability CVE-2019-18805

Linux kernel: integer overflow via tcp_ack_update_rtt

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger an integer overflow via tcp_ack_update_rtt() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 08/11/2019.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CERTFR-2019-AVI-561, CVE-2019-18805, openSUSE-SU-2019:2503-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:2507-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2951-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2953-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2984-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-30811.
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Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger an integer overflow via tcp_ack_update_rtt() of the Linu...
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This weakness bulletin impacts software or systems such as Linux, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness 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 vulnerability announce.

Solutions for this threat

Workarounds for this vulnerability are not yet public.
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