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cybersecurity alert CVE-2019-19079

Linux kernel: memory leak via qrtr_tun_write_iter

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can create a memory leak via qrtr_tun_write_iter() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 1/4.
Creation date: 19/11/2019.
Références of this announce: CVE-2019-19079, VIGILANCE-VUL-30904.
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Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can create a memory leak via qrtr_tun_write_iter() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This weakness impacts software or systems such as Linux.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability announce 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 threat bulletin.

Solutions for this threat

Linux kernel: patch for qrtr_tun_write_iter.
A patch is indicated in information sources.
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