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vulnerability announce CVE-2019-12379

Linux kernel: memory leak via consolemap

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can create a memory leak via consolemap of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted software: Fedora, Linux.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 1/4.
Consequences of a hack: denial of service on server, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Attacker's origin: user shell.
Creation date: 28/05/2019.
Références of this announce: CVE-2019-12379, FEDORA-2019-7ec378191e, FEDORA-2019-f40bd7826f, VIGILANCE-VUL-29422.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can create a memory leak via consolemap of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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