Bug 1774949 (CVE-2019-19071) - CVE-2019-19071 kernel: A memory leak in the rsi_send_beacon() function in drivers/net/wireless/rsi/rsi_91x_mgmt.c allows for a DoS
Summary: CVE-2019-19071 kernel: A memory leak in the rsi_send_beacon() function in dri...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2019-19071
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: 1774950
Blocks: 1774952
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Reported: 2019-11-21 10:25 UTC by Marian Rehak
Modified: 2019-11-27 07:26 UTC (History)
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Description Marian Rehak 2019-11-21 10:25:35 UTC
A memory leak in the rsi_send_beacon() function in drivers/net/wireless/rsi/rsi_91x_mgmt.c in the Linux kernel through 5.3.11 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering rsi_prepare_beacon() failures.

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https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/d563131ef23cbc756026f839a82598c8445bc45f

Comment 1 Marian Rehak 2019-11-21 10:26:06 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1774950]


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