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CVE-2019-3815

Published: 28 January 2019

A memory leak was discovered in the backport of fixes for CVE-2018-16864 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Function dispatch_message_real() in journald-server.c does not free the memory allocated by set_iovec_field_free() to store the `_CMDLINE=` entry. A local attacker may use this flaw to make systemd-journald crash. This issue only affects versions shipped with Red Hat Enterprise since v219-62.2.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
caused by security fix backport
Ubuntu was not affected by this issue
Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 3.3

Status

Package Release Status
systemd
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable

cosmic Not vulnerable

precise Does not exist

trusty Not vulnerable

upstream Not vulnerable

xenial Not vulnerable