CVE-2019-14898

MEDIUM

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.

References

https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=1790

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2019-14898

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.14.114

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.19.37

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.0.10

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20200608-0001/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-05-08

Updated: 2020-06-08

Type: CWE-667

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1

Severity: HIGH