Bug 1774972 (CVE-2019-19043) - CVE-2019-19043 kernel: dos in i40e_setup_macvlans() function in drivers/net/ethernet/intel/i40e/i40e_main.c
Summary: CVE-2019-19043 kernel: dos in i40e_setup_macvlans() function in drivers/net/e...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2019-19043
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1774973
Blocks: 1775019
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Reported: 2019-11-21 10:56 UTC by Dhananjay Arunesh
Modified: 2019-12-02 21:24 UTC (History)
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Description Dhananjay Arunesh 2019-11-21 10:56:34 UTC
A memory leak in the i40e_setup_macvlans() function in drivers/net/ethernet/intel/i40e/i40e_main.c in the Linux kernel through 5.3.11 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering i40e_setup_channel() failures

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https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/27d461333459d282ffa4a2bdb6b215a59d493a8f

Comment 1 Dhananjay Arunesh 2019-11-21 10:57:23 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1774973]


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