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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2019-14898: kernel: incomplete fix for race condition between mmget_not_zero()/get_task_mm() and core dumping in CVE-2019-11599

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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2019-14898: kernel: incomplete fix for race condition between mmget_not_zero()/get_task_mm() and core dumping in CVE-2019-11599

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/08/2020
Created
12/30/2020
Added
12/29/2020
Modified
12/29/2020

Description

The fix for CVE-2019-11599, affecting the Linux kernel before 5.0.10 was not complete. A local user could use this flaw to obtain sensitive information, cause a denial of service, or possibly have other unspecified impacts by triggering a race condition with mmget_not_zero or get_task_mm calls.

Solution(s)

  • linuxrpm-upgrade-redhat-coreos

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