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Vulnerability of Linux kernel: use after free via btrfs_queue_work

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via btrfs_queue_work() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 02/12/2019.
Références of this weakness: CVE-2019-19377, VIGILANCE-VUL-31034.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via btrfs_queue_work() of...
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This computer weakness impacts software or systems such as Linux.

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

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a technician ability can exploit this cybersecurity threat.

Solutions for this threat

Fixes for this vulnerability are not yet public.
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