A memory leak in the bfad_im_get_stats() function in drivers/scsi/bfa/bfad_attr.c in the Linux kernel through 5.3.11 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering bfa_port_get_stats() failures.
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1774978]
This issue is rated as having Low impact because of the preconditions needed to trigger the error/resource cleanup code path.
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.