CVE-2019-19043

medium
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Description

A memory leak in the i40e_setup_macvlans() function in drivers/net/ethernet/intel/i40e/i40e_main.c in the Linux kernel through 5.3.11 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering i40e_setup_channel() failures, aka CID-27d461333459.

References

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/27d461333459d282ffa4a2bdb6b215a59d493a8f

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/O3PSDE6PTOTVBK2YTKB2TFQP2SUBVSNF/

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/PY7LJMSPAGRIKABJPDKQDTXYW3L5RX2T/

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

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4300-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-11-18

Updated: 2020-08-24

Type: CWE-401

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.9

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (3 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
134658Ubuntu 18.04 LTS / 19.10 : Linux kernel vulnerabilities (USN-4300-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
131334Fedora 31 : kernel (2019-34a75d7e61)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
131332Fedora 30 : kernel (2019-021c968423)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high