CVE-2019-19047

medium

Description

A memory leak in the mlx5_fw_fatal_reporter_dump() function in drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/health.c in the Linux kernel before 5.3.11 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering mlx5_crdump_collect() failures, aka CID-c7ed6d0183d5.

References

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.3.11

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/c7ed6d0183d5ea9bc31bcaeeba4070bd62546471

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

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4225-1/

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