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CVE-2019-12379 Detail

Current Description

** DISPUTED ** An issue was discovered in con_insert_unipair in drivers/tty/vt/consolemap.c in the Linux kernel through 5.1.5. There is a memory leak in a certain case of an ENOMEM outcome of kmalloc. NOTE: This id is disputed as not being an issue.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/108478 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/gregkh/tty.git/commit/?h=tty-next&id=84ecc2f6eb1cb12e6d44818f94fa49b50f06e6ac Mailing List Patch Vendor Advisory
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/gregkh/tty.git/commit/?h=tty-testing&id=15b3cd8ef46ad1b100e0d3c7e38774f330726820
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/J36BIJTKEPUOZKJNHQBUZA47RQONUKOI/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/KLGWJKLMTBBB53D5QLS4HOY2EH246WBE/
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190710-0002/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
5.1.5


Change History

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-12379
NVD Published Date:
05/27/2019
NVD Last Modified:
07/02/2019