Bug 1774998 (CVE-2019-19050) - CVE-2019-19050 kernel: dos in crypto_reportstat() function in crypto/crypto_user_stat.c
Summary: CVE-2019-19050 kernel: dos in crypto_reportstat() function in crypto/crypto_u...
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2019-19050
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1775002
Blocks: 1775036
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Reported: 2019-11-21 11:15 UTC by Dhananjay Arunesh
Modified: 2020-04-30 12:03 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2020-04-30 12:03:04 UTC


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Description Dhananjay Arunesh 2019-11-21 11:15:53 UTC
A vulnerability was found in Linux Kernel  where, a memory leak in the crypto_reportstat() function in crypto/crypto_user_stat.c allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering crypto_reportstat_alg() failures.

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https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/c03b04dcdba1da39903e23cc4d072abf8f68f2dd

Comment 1 Dhananjay Arunesh 2019-11-21 11:16:58 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1775002]


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