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CVE-2019-3815 Detail

Current Description

A memory leak was discovered in the backport of fixes for CVE-2018-16864 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Function dispatch_message_real() in journald-server.c does not free the memory allocated by set_iovec_field_free() to store the `_CMDLINE=` entry. A local attacker may use this flaw to make systemd-journald crash. This issue only affects versions shipped with Red Hat Enterprise since v219-62.2.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/28/2019
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.3 LOW
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
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): Low

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106632 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0201 Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2019-3815 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/03/msg00013.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-3815
NVD Published Date:
01/28/2019
NVD Last Modified:
03/14/2019