CVE-2019-12379

NameCVE-2019-12379
Description** DISPUTED ** An issue was discovered in con_insert_unipair in drivers/tty/vt/consolemap.c in the Linux kernel through 5.1.5. There is a memory leak in a certain case of an ENOMEM outcome of kmalloc. NOTE: This id is disputed as not being an issue.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (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)3.16.74-1vulnerable
stretch4.9.189-3vulnerable
stretch (security)4.9.189-3+deb9u1vulnerable
buster4.19.67-2vulnerable
buster (security)4.19.67-2+deb10u1vulnerable
bullseye, sid5.2.17-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

No real security issue and fix introduces real security issue, see kernel-sec

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