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Oracle Solaris 11: CVE-2019-5489: Vulnerability in Kernel

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Oracle Solaris 11: CVE-2019-5489: Vulnerability in Kernel

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
01/07/2019
Created
01/20/2021
Added
01/19/2021
Modified
11/17/2021

Description

The mincore() implementation in mm/mincore.c in the Linux kernel through 4.19.13 allowed local attackers to observe page cache access patterns of other processes on the same system, potentially allowing sniffing of secret information. (Fixing this affects the output of the fincore program.) Limited remote exploitation may be possible, as demonstrated by latency differences in accessing public files from an Apache HTTP Server.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-solaris-11-4-upgrade-value-consolidation-osnet-osnet-incorporation-11-4-11-4-21-0-1-69-2

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