CVE-2019-18810

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Description

A memory leak in the komeda_wb_connector_add() function in drivers/gpu/drm/arm/display/komeda/komeda_wb_connector.c in the Linux kernel before 5.3.8 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering drm_writeback_connector_init() failures, aka CID-a0ecd6fdbf5d.

References

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.3.8

https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=a0ecd6fdbf5d648123a7315c695fb6850d702835

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20191205-0001/

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4208-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-11-07

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:3.1/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
131562Ubuntu 18.04 LTS / 19.10 : linux, linux-aws, linux-gcp, linux-gcp-5.3, linux-kvm, linux-oracle (USN-4208-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
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