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Alma Linux: CVE-2019-19319: Moderate: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2020-4431)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2019-19319: Moderate: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2020-4431)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/27/2019
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/13/2022

Description

In the Linux kernel before 5.2, a setxattr operation, after a mount of a crafted ext4 image, can cause a slab-out-of-bounds write access because of an ext4_xattr_set_entry use-after-free in fs/ext4/xattr.c when a large old_size value is used in a memset call, aka CID-345c0dbf3a30.

Solution(s)

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

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