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SUSE: CVE-2019-9213: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
03/05/2019
Created
04/22/2019
Added
03/20/2019
Modified
02/04/2022

Description

In the Linux kernel before 4.20.14, expand_downwards in mm/mmap.c lacks a check for the mmap minimum address, which makes it easier for attackers to exploit kernel NULL pointer dereferences on non-SMAP platforms. This is related to a capability check for the wrong task.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-azure-base
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default-extra
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default-man
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-devel-azure
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-docs
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-obs-build
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-source-azure

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