CVE-2019-19065

HIGH

Description

A memory leak in the sdma_init() function in drivers/infiniband/hw/hfi1/sdma.c in the Linux kernel before 5.3.9 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering rhashtable_init() failures, aka CID-34b3be18a04e.

References

https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.3.9

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/34b3be18a04ecdc610aae4c48e5d1b799d8689f6

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

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

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4210-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-11-18

Updated: 2019-12-03

Type: CWE-400

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

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