Upstream information

CVE-2019-3815 at MITRE


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: Resolved

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
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 3.1 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1108912 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1120323 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1122265 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
CAASP (2.0) systemd Not affected
CAASP (3.0) systemd Not affected
SLE-HPC (12) systemd Not affected
SLED (12) systemd Not affected
SLES (12) systemd Not affected
SLES-LTSS (12) systemd Not affected
SLES_SAP (12) systemd Not affected
openstack-cloud-magnum-orchestration (7) systemd Not affected
sle-module-basesystem (15) systemd Not affected
sle-sdk (12) systemd Not affected