CVE-2019-11487

NameCVE-2019-11487
DescriptionThe Linux kernel before 5.1-rc5 allows page->_refcount reference count overflow, with resultant use-after-free issues, if about 140 GiB of RAM exists. This is related to fs/fuse/dev.c, fs/pipe.c, fs/splice.c, include/linux/mm.h, include/linux/pipe_fs_i.h, kernel/trace/trace.c, mm/gup.c, and mm/hugetlb.c. It can occur with FUSE requests.
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NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie3.16.56-1+deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)3.16.72-1vulnerable
stretch4.9.168-1vulnerable
stretch (security)4.9.168-1+deb9u5vulnerable
buster4.19.37-5fixed
buster (security)4.19.37-5+deb10u2fixed
bullseye4.19.37-6fixed
sid5.2.9-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.19.37-1high

Notes

[jessie] - linux <ignored> (Minor issue and high risk of regression)
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=1752
https://lwn.net/Articles/786044/

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