Bug 1775021 (CVE-2019-19062) - CVE-2019-19062 kernel: A memory leak in the crypto_report() function in crypto/crypto_user_base.c allows for a DoS
Summary: CVE-2019-19062 kernel: A memory leak in the crypto_report() function in crypt...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2019-19062
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: 1775023
Blocks: 1775024
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Reported: 2019-11-21 11:28 UTC by Marian Rehak
Modified: 2019-11-27 07:24 UTC (History)
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Description Marian Rehak 2019-11-21 11:28:15 UTC
A memory leak in the crypto_report() function in crypto/crypto_user_base.c in the Linux kernel through 5.3.11 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering crypto_report_alg() failures.

Upstream Issue:

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/ffdde5932042600c6807d46c1550b28b0db6a3bc

Comment 1 Marian Rehak 2019-11-21 11:28:34 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1775023]

Comment 2 Justin M. Forbes 2019-11-21 17:52:18 UTC
How is this a separate CVE? It seems a duplicate of CVE-2019-19050 rhbz 1774998


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