Red Hat update for kpatch-patch

Published: 2019-12-17
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-19339
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU23647

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2019-19339

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Memory corruption

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a local user to perform denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in the mechanism responsible for error handling on some Intel platforms. A local user of a guest operating system can use a specially crafted application to trigger memory corruption and cause the host system to stop responding.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Note, this vulnerability exists due to incomplete patch for vulnerability CVE-2018-12207


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Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server: 8

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?