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vulnerability alert CVE-2019-12817

Linux kernel: read-write access via PowerPC Processes Memory

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass access restrictions via PowerPC Processes Memory of the Linux kernel, in order to read or alter data.
Vulnerable software: Debian, Fedora, Linux, openSUSE Leap, RHEL, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: data reading, data creation/edition, data deletion.
Attacker's origin: user shell.
Creation date: 25/06/2019.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CERTFR-2019-AVI-293, CERTFR-2019-AVI-306, CERTFR-2019-AVI-381, CERTFR-2019-AVI-428, CERTFR-2019-AVI-458, CVE-2019-12817, DSA-4495-1, FEDORA-2019-6817686c4d, FEDORA-2019-69c132b061, openSUSE-SU-2019:1757-1, RHSA-2019:2703-01, SUSE-SU-2019:1744-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2430-1, USN-4031-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-29611.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass access restrictions via PowerPC Processes Memory of the Linux kernel, in order to read or alter data.
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