Bug 1775000 (CVE-2019-19065) - CVE-2019-19065 kernel: A memory leak in the sdma_init() function in drivers/infiniband/hw/hfi1/sdma.c allows for a DoS
Summary: CVE-2019-19065 kernel: A memory leak in the sdma_init() function in drivers/i...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2019-19065
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: 1775001
Blocks: 1775003
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Reported: 2019-11-21 11:16 UTC by Marian Rehak
Modified: 2019-11-27 07:24 UTC (History)
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Description Marian Rehak 2019-11-21 11:16:24 UTC
A memory leak in the sdma_init() function in drivers/infiniband/hw/hfi1/sdma.c in the Linux kernel before 5.3.9 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering rhashtable_init() failures.

Upstream Issue:

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/34b3be18a04ecdc610aae4c48e5d1b799d8689f6

Comment 1 Marian Rehak 2019-11-21 11:16:43 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1775001]

Comment 2 Justin M. Forbes 2019-11-21 16:44:20 UTC
This was fixed for Fedora with the 5.3.9 stable kernel update.


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