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weakness bulletin CVE-2019-18808

Linux kernel: memory leak via ccp_run_sha_cmd

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can create a memory leak via ccp_run_sha_cmd() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 1/4.
Creation date: 08/11/2019.
Références of this announce: CVE-2019-18808, VIGILANCE-VUL-30814.
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Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can create a memory leak via ccp_run_sha_cmd() of the Linux kernel, ...
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This computer weakness impacts software or systems such as Linux.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability note 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 cybersecurity threat.

Solutions for this threat

This vulnerability patch will be public soon.
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