** DISPUTED ** A memory leak in the __ipmi_bmc_register() function in drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_msghandler.c in the Linux kernel through 5.3.11 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering ida_simple_get() failure, aka CID-4aa7afb0ee20. NOTE: third parties dispute the relevance of this because an attacker cannot realistically control this failure at probe time.

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Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-11-18

Updated: 2020-04-04

Type: CWE-400

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 8

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM