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Vulnerability of Linux kernel: out-of-bounds memory reading via nvmet_fc_find_target_queue

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via nvmet_fc_find_target_queue() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
Vulnerable systems: Android OS, Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 13/11/2019.
Références of this weakness: CERTFR-2019-AVI-561, CVE-2017-18379, SUSE-SU-2019:2949-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-30848.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via nvmet_fc_find_target_queue() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
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This vulnerability bulletin impacts software or systems such as Android OS, Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security note is medium.

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 note.

Solutions for this threat 

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

Google Android/Pixel: patch for December 2019.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

SUSE LE 12 SP3: new kernel packages (13/11/2019).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: kernel 4.4.180-94.107.1
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