Vulnerability CVE-2019-11833


Published: 2019-05-15

Description:
fs/ext4/extents.c in the Linux kernel through 5.1.2 does not zero out the unused memory region in the extent tree block, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information by reading uninitialized data in the filesystem.

Type:

CWE-200

(Information Exposure)

Vendor: Linux
Product: Linux kernel 
Version: 5.1.2;

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
2.1/10
2.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None

 References:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-05/msg00071.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/108372
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/592acbf16821288ecdc4192c47e3774a4c48bb64
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/GJGZIMGB72TL7OGWRMHIL43WHXFQWU4X/

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