APPLIED(B,C): [PATCH 0/1][SRU][B/C/D/Unstable] CVE-2019-8980 - VFS memory leak
khalid.elmously at canonical.com
Thu Mar 7 02:06:50 UTC 2019
On 2019-03-05 15:14:31 , Tyler Hicks wrote:
> A memory leak in the kernel_read_file function in fs/exec.c in the Linux
> kernel through 4.20.11 allows attackers to cause a denial of service
> (memory consumption) by triggering vfs_read failures.
> Clean cherry pick. Build logs are clean. Smoke tested by booting Bionic and
> Cosmic test kernels.
> YueHaibing (1):
> exec: Fix mem leak in kernel_read_file
> fs/exec.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
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