CVE-2019-15916

HIGH
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Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.0.1. There is a memory leak in register_queue_kobjects() in net/core/net-sysfs.c, which will cause denial of service.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-12/msg00029.html

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3309

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3517

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0740

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.0.1

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=895a5e96dbd6386c8e78e5b78e067dcc67b7f0ab

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20191004-0001/

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K57418558?utm_source=f5support&utm_medium=RSS

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-09-04

Updated: 2020-08-24

Type: CWE-401

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
150557SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:14354-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
145665CentOS 8 : kernel (CESA-2019:3517)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
critical
143971NewStart CGSL CORE 5.05 / MAIN 5.05 : kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities (NS-SA-2020-0108)NessusNewStart CGSL Local Security Checks
critical
138171RHEL 7 : kernel (RHSA-2020:2851)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
137363RHEL 7 : kernel (RHSA-2020:2522)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
136804Virtuozzo 6 : parallels-server-bm-release / vzkernel / etc (VZA-2020-037)NessusVirtuozzo Local Security Checks
high
135813Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL7.x x86_64 (20200407)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
135614EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.2.2 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2020-1452)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
135316CentOS 7 : kernel (CESA-2020:1016)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
135080RHEL 7 : kernel (RHSA-2020:1016)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
135078RHEL 7 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2020:1070)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
134361RHEL 7 : kernel-alt (RHSA-2020:0740)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
133663Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2020-5532)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
132925SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2020:0093-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
132499NewStart CGSL CORE 5.04 / MAIN 5.04 : kernel-rt Multiple Vulnerabilities (NS-SA-2019-0266)NessusNewStart CGSL Local Security Checks
high
132490NewStart CGSL CORE 5.04 / MAIN 5.04 : kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities (NS-SA-2019-0264)NessusNewStart CGSL Local Security Checks
high
132394SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:3381-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
132389SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:3371-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
132237SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:3317-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
132236SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:3316-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
132071SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:3295-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
132032openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2019-2675)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
131845EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-2353)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
131833SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:3200-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
131208OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2019-0056)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
high
131174Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2019-4850)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
130994Oracle Linux 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2019-4836)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
medium
130736EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-2274)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
130547RHEL 8 : kernel (RHSA-2019:3517)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
130526RHEL 8 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2019:3309)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical