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CVE-2019-8912 Detail

Current Description

In the Linux kernel through 4.20.11, af_alg_release() in crypto/af_alg.c neglects to set a NULL value for a certain structure member, which leads to a use-after-free in sockfs_setattr.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-04/msg00052.html
http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/1042902/ Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/107063 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2019-8912 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3930-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3930-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3931-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3931-2/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-416 Use After Free NIST  

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)
4.20.11

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-2019-8912
NVD Published Date:
02/18/2019
NVD Last Modified:
04/12/2019