CVE-2019-3900

CVE Details

Release Date:2019-04-25

Description


An infinite loop issue was found in the vhost_net kernel module in Linux Kernel up to and including v5.1-rc6, while handling incoming packets in handle_rx(). It could occur if one end sends packets faster than the other end can process them. A guest user, maybe remote one, could use this flaw to stall the vhost_net kernel thread, resulting in a DoS scenario.

See more information about CVE-2019-3900 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD


CVSS v3.0 metrics


NOTE: The following CVSS v3.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 7.7 Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector: Network Attack Complexity: Low
Privileges Required: Low User Interaction: None
Scope: Changed Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: High

Errata information


PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel)ELSA-2019-38362019-11-13
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel)ELSA-2019-20292019-08-13
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2020-58452020-09-11
Oracle Linux version 8 (kernel)ELSA-2019-35172019-11-14



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