Linux kernel CVE-2019-12817 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Linux Kernel is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability.
A local attacker can exploit this issue to gain elevated privileges.


Bugtraq ID: 108884
Class: Failure to Handle Exceptional Conditions
CVE: CVE-2019-12817

Remote: No
Local: Yes
Published: Jun 24 2019 12:00AM
Updated: Jun 24 2019 12:00AM
Credit: Michael Ellerman
Vulnerable: Redhat Enterprise Linux 8
Linux kernel 4.17.7
Linux kernel 4.17.3
Linux kernel 4.17.2
Linux kernel 4.17.1
Linux kernel 4.17.4
Linux kernel 4.17.11
Linux kernel 4.17.10
Linux kernel 4.17-rc2
Linux kernel 4.17

Not Vulnerable:


The researcher has created a proof-of-concept to demonstrate the issue. Please see the references for more information.

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