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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2019-19055: kernel: memory leak in the nl80211_get_ftm_responder_stats() function in net/wireless/nl80211.c allows DoS

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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2019-19055: kernel: memory leak in the nl80211_get_ftm_responder_stats() function in net/wireless/nl80211.c allows DoS

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/18/2019
Created
12/30/2020
Added
12/29/2020
Modified
11/08/2023

Description

A memory leak in the nl80211_get_ftm_responder_stats() function in net/wireless/nl80211.c in the Linux kernel through 5.3.11 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering nl80211hdr_put() failures, aka CID-1399c59fa929. NOTE: third parties dispute the relevance of this because it occurs on a code path where a successful allocation has already occurred

Solution(s)

  • linuxrpm-upgrade-redhat-coreos

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