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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2019-11833: kernel: fs/ext4/extents.c leads to information disclosure

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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2019-11833: kernel: fs/ext4/extents.c leads to information disclosure

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
05/15/2019
Created
12/30/2020
Added
12/29/2020
Modified
12/29/2020

Description

fs/ext4/extents.c in the Linux kernel through 5.1.2 does not zero out the unused memory region in the extent tree block, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information by reading uninitialized data in the filesystem.

Solution(s)

  • linuxrpm-upgrade-redhat-coreos

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