CVE-2019-8912 – Linux Kernel af_alg_release() Vulnerability

A major security vulnerability has been found within *many* versions of the Linux Kernel which could lead to an Arbitrary Code Execution. On a scale of 1 to 10 for severity, this flaw is being scored 9.8!

Take action now!

Check with your Linux distro / vendor to see if they have released specific patches to address this vulnerability.

References:
———-

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-8912

https://cloudlinux.com/cloudlinux-os-blog/entry/major-9-8-vulnerability-affects-multiple-linux-kernels-cve-2019-8912-af-alg-release

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19210727

http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/1042902/

Regards,
Virtualizor Team