Bug 1774963 (CVE-2019-19068)

Summary: CVE-2019-19068 kernel: A memory leak in the rtl8xxxu_submit_int_urb() function in drivers/net/wireless/realtek/rtl8xxxu/rtl8xxxu_core.c allows for a DoS
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Marian Rehak <mrehak>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: acaringi, airlied, bdettelb, bhu, blc, brdeoliv, bskeggs, dhoward, dvlasenk, esammons, fhrbata, hdegoede, hkrzesin, iboverma, ichavero, itamar, jarodwilson, jeremy, jforbes, jglisse, jlelli, john.j5live, jonathan, josef, jross, jschorr, jshortt, jstancek, jwboyer, kernel-maint, kernel-mgr, labbott, lgoncalv, linville, masami256, matt, mchehab, mcressma, mjg59, mlangsdo, nmurray, plougher, qzhao, rt-maint, rvrbovsk, steved, williams
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Bug Depends On: 1774965    
Bug Blocks: 1774966    

Description Marian Rehak 2019-11-21 10:44:55 UTC
A memory leak in the rtl8xxxu_submit_int_urb() function in drivers/net/wireless/realtek/rtl8xxxu/rtl8xxxu_core.c in the Linux kernel through 5.3.11 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering usb_submit_urb() failures.

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https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/a2cdd07488e666aa93a49a3fc9c9b1299e27ef3c

Comment 1 Marian Rehak 2019-11-21 10:45:30 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1774965]