CVE-2019-18806

LOW

Description

A memory leak in the ql_alloc_large_buffers() function in drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qla3xxx.c in the Linux kernel before 5.3.5 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering pci_dma_mapping_error() failures, aka CID-1acb8f2a7a9f.

References

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.3.5

https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=1acb8f2a7a9f10543868ddd737e37424d5c36cf4

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-11-07

Updated: 2019-11-08

Type: CWE-400

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM