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Vulnerability of Linux kernel: use after free via debugfs_remove

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via debugfs_remove() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Impacted software: Linux.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Creation date: 13/12/2019.
Références of this announce: 205713, CVE-2019-19770, VIGILANCE-VUL-31150.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via debugfs_remove() of t...
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This threat alert impacts software or systems such as Linux.

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

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

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Solutions for this threat 

Solutions for this vulnerability are not yet public.
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