Linux kernel CVE-2019-19319 Denial of Service Vulnerability

2019-11-27T00:00:00
ID SMNTC-111220
Type symantec
Reporter Symantec Security Response
Modified 2019-11-27T00:00:00

Description

Description

Linux kernel is prone to a denial-of-service vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this issue to cause denial-of-service conditions. Linux kernel 5.0.21 is vulnerable.

Technologies Affected

  • Linux kernel 5.0.21

Recommendations

Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.
Allow only trusted individuals to have user accounts and local access to the resources.

Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
To reduce the impact of latent vulnerabilities, always run nonadministrative software as an unprivileged user with minimal access rights.

Currently, we are not aware of any vendor-supplied patches. If you feel we are in error or are aware of more recent information, please mail us at: vuldb@securityfocus.com.