Bug 1969541 (CVE-2019-25045) - CVE-2019-25045 kernel: use-after-free in the XFRM subsystem related to an xfrm_state_fini() panic
Summary: CVE-2019-25045 kernel: use-after-free in the XFRM subsystem related to an xfr...
Alias: CVE-2019-25045
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1969542
Blocks: 1969544
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2021-06-08 14:52 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2021-06-24 18:35 UTC (History)
45 users (show)

Fixed In Version: kernel 5.1-rc1
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A use-after-free flaw was found in the Linux kernel’s XFRM subsystem when flushing the XFRM tunnel. This flaw allows a local user to crash the system or possibly escalate their privileges on the system. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality, integrity, as well as system availability.
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Last Closed: 2021-06-21 15:03:57 UTC

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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-06-08 14:52:49 UTC
An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.0.19. The XFRM subsystem has a use-after-free, related to an xfrm_state_fini panic.


Upstream patch:

Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-06-08 14:53:23 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1969542]

Comment 2 Justin M. Forbes 2021-06-08 19:09:59 UTC
This was fixed for Fedora in the 5.0.19 stable kernel updates.

Comment 5 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-06-21 15:03:57 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):


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