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security alert CVE-2019-19049

Linux kernel: memory leak via unittest_data_add

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can create a memory leak via unittest_data_add() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Severity of this bulletin: 1/4.
Creation date: 19/11/2019.
Références of this threat: CVE-2019-19049, VIGILANCE-VUL-30909.
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Description of the vulnerability

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

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

Solutions for this threat

Linux kernel: version 5.3.10.
The version 5.3.10 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/

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