CVE-2019-19073

HIGH

Description

Memory leaks in drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/htc_hst.c in the Linux kernel through 5.3.11 allow attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering wait_for_completion_timeout() failures. This affects the htc_config_pipe_credits() function, the htc_setup_complete() function, and the htc_connect_service() function, aka CID-853acf7caf10.

References

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/853acf7caf10b828102d92d05b5c101666a6142b

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

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-11-18

Updated: 2019-11-27

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