CVE-2019-19332

Public on 2020-02-04
Modified on 2020-02-08
Description
An out-of-bounds memory write issue was found in the way the Linux kernel's KVM hypervisor handled the 'KVM_GET_EMULATED_CPUID' ioctl(2) request to get CPUID features emulated by the KVM hypervisor. A user or process able to access the '/dev/kvm' device could use this flaw to crash the system, resulting in a denial of service.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
6.1
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 kernel 2020-02-05 16:47 ALAS2-2020-1392
Amazon Linux 1 kernel 2020-02-04 22:39 ALAS-2020-1338

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 6.1 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 5.6 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:C
NVD CVSSv3 6.1 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H