CVE-2019-9213

CVE Details

Release Date:2019-03-05

Description


In the Linux kernel before 4.20.14, expand_downwards in mm/mmap.c lacks a check for the mmap minimum address, which makes it easier for attackers to exploit kernel NULL pointer dereferences on non-SMAP platforms. This is related to a capability check for the wrong task.

See more information about CVE-2019-9213 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: 5.5 Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector: Local network Attack Complexity: Low
Privileges Required: Low User Interaction: None
Scope: Unchanged Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: High

Errata information


PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2019-46122019-04-12
Oracle Linux version 8 (kernel)ELSA-2019-14792019-07-30



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