A memory leak in the nl80211_get_ftm_responder_stats() function innet/wireless/nl80211.c allows attackers tocause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering nl80211hdr_put() failures
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1775116]
This issue is rated as having Moderate impact because of the preconditions needed to trigger the resource cleanup code path.
In order to mitigate this issue it is possible to prevent the affected code from being loaded by blacklisting the kernel module cfg80211. For instructions relating to how to blacklist a kernel module refer to: https://access.redhat.com/solutions/41278 .