Upstream information

CVE-2019-3815 at MITRE

Description

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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 3.3 3.3
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required Low Low
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Low Low
CVSSv3 Version 3 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1108912 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1120323 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1122265 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
Magnum Orchestration systemd Not affected
SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 systemd Not affected
SUSE Container as a Service Platform 2.0 systemd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Module for Basesystem systemd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 systemd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 systemd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 systemd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS systemd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS systemd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS systemd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 systemd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 systemd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 systemd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 systemd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 systemd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 systemd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4 systemd Not affected