Bug 1774963 (CVE-2019-19068) - CVE-2019-19068 kernel: A memory leak in the rtl8xxxu_submit_int_urb() function in drivers/net/wireless/realtek/rtl8xxxu/rtl8xxxu_core.c allows for a DoS
Summary: CVE-2019-19068 kernel: A memory leak in the rtl8xxxu_submit_int_urb() functio...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2019-19068
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: 1774965
Blocks: 1774966
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Reported: 2019-11-21 10:44 UTC by Marian Rehak
Modified: 2019-11-27 07:25 UTC (History)
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Description Marian Rehak 2019-11-21 10:44:55 UTC
A memory leak in the rtl8xxxu_submit_int_urb() function in drivers/net/wireless/realtek/rtl8xxxu/rtl8xxxu_core.c in the Linux kernel through 5.3.11 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering usb_submit_urb() failures.

Upstream Issue:

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/a2cdd07488e666aa93a49a3fc9c9b1299e27ef3c

Comment 1 Marian Rehak 2019-11-21 10:45:30 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1774965]


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