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cybersecurity note CVE-2019-18809

Linux kernel: memory leak via af9005_identify_state

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can create a memory leak via af9005_identify_state() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Severity of this alert: 1/4.
Creation date: 08/11/2019.
Références of this alert: CVE-2019-18809, VIGILANCE-VUL-30815.
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Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can create a memory leak via af9005_identify_state() of the Linux ke...
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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 low.

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.

Solutions for this threat

This vulnerability workaround will be public soon.
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