A memory leak problem was found in __ipmi_bmc_register in drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_msghandler.c in Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) which is used for incoming and outgoing message routing. This flaw may allow an attacker with minimal privilege to cause a denial of service by triggering ida_simple_get() failure.
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1774989]
Mitigation for this issue is either not available or the currently available options don't meet the Red Hat Product Security criteria comprising ease of use and deployment, applicability to widespread installation base or stability.