CVE-2019-9213

Public on 2019-03-20
Modified on 2019-03-28
Description
A flaw was found in mmap in the Linux kernel allowing the process to map a null page. This allows attackers to abuse this mechanism to turn null pointer dereferences into workable exploits.
Severity
Important
CVSS v3 Base Score
5.5
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 kernel 2019-03-21 19:26 ALAS2-2019-1179
Amazon Linux 1 kernel 2019-03-20 22:39 ALAS-2019-1179

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 5.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 4.9 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
NVD CVSSv3 5.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H