CVE-2019-14898 Detail

Current Description

The fix for CVE-2019-11599, affecting the Linux kernel before 5.0.10 was not complete. A local user could use this flaw to obtain sensitive information, cause a denial of service, or possibly have other unspecified impacts by triggering a race condition with mmget_not_zero or get_task_mm calls.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.0 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score:  7.0 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=1790 Exploit  Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2019-14898 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.14.114 Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.19.37 Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.0.10 Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20200608-0001/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-667 Improper Locking cwe source acceptance level NIST   Contributor acceptance level Red Hat, Inc.  
CWE-362 Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') cwe source acceptance level NIST   Contributor acceptance level Red Hat, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-14898
NVD Published Date:
05/08/2020
NVD Last Modified:
06/08/2020
Source:
MITRE