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HistoryApr 09, 2020 - 3:19 a.m.

CVE-2019-19054

2020-04-0903:19:44
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0.0004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

14.2%

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel. The CX23888 Integrated Consumer Infrared Controller probe code handles resource cleanup low memory conditions. A local attacker able to induce low memory conditions could use this flaw to crash the system. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.

Mitigation

In order to mitigate this issue it is possible to prevent the affected code from being loaded by blacklisting the kernel module cx23885. For instructions relating to how to blacklist a kernel module refer to: <https://access.redhat.com/solutions/41278&gt; .