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Debian: CVE-2019-14283: linux -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2019-14283: linux -- security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/26/2019
Created
08/15/2019
Added
08/14/2019
Modified
07/07/2020

Description

In the Linux kernel before 5.2.3, set_geometry in drivers/block/floppy.c does not validate the sect and head fields, as demonstrated by an integer overflow and out-of-bounds read. It can be triggered by an unprivileged local user when a floppy disk has been inserted. NOTE: QEMU creates the floppy device by default.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux

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