CVE-2019-15921

medium
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Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.0.6. There is a memory leak issue when idr_alloc() fails in genl_register_family() in net/netlink/genetlink.c.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-09/msg00064.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-09/msg00066.html

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.0.6

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/ceabee6c59943bdd5e1da1a6a20dc7ee5f8113a2

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-09-04

Updated: 2020-08-24

Type: CWE-401

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.7

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 4.7

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (12 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
145665CentOS 8 : kernel (CESA-2019:3517)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
critical
134735EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.2.2 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2020-1269)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
130663EulerOS 2.0 SP5 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-2201)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
130163SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:2738-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
129845SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:2648-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
129345openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2019-2181)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
129339openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2019-2173)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
129157SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:2424-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
129156SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:2414-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
129154SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2019:2412-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical