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CVE-2019-10140 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability was found in Linux kernel's, versions up to 3.10, implementation of overlayfs. An attacker with local access can create a denial of service situation via NULL pointer dereference in ovl_posix_acl_create function in fs/overlayfs/dir.c. This can allow attackers with ability to create directories on overlayfs to crash the kernel creating a denial of service (DOS).

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2019-10140 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190905-0002/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference NIST   Red Hat, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.10

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-10140
NVD Published Date:
08/15/2019
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2019