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Alma Linux: CVE-2019-19063: Moderate: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2020-4431)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2019-19063: Moderate: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2020-4431)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/18/2019
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/13/2022

Description

Two memory leaks in the rtl_usb_probe() function in drivers/net/wireless/realtek/rtlwifi/usb.c in the Linux kernel through 5.3.11 allow attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption), aka CID-3f9361695113.

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs-devel

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