Vigil@nce - Linux kernel: memory leak via kernel_read_file
March 2019 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Fedora, Linux.
Consequences: denial of service on server.
Provenance: user shell.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 22/02/2019.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can create a memory leak via kernel_read_file() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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