Bug 1774933 (CVE-2019-19074) - CVE-2019-19074 kernel: a memory leak in the ath9k management function in allows local DoS
Summary: CVE-2019-19074 kernel: a memory leak in the ath9k management function in allo...
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2019-19074
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: 1778582 1778583 1778584 1778585 1774934 1778581
Blocks: 1774935
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Reported: 2019-11-21 10:12 UTC by Marian Rehak
Modified: 2019-12-02 05:18 UTC (History)
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Description Marian Rehak 2019-11-21 10:12:12 UTC
A memory leak in the Atheros Wireless Module Interface (WMI) function (ath9k_wmi_cmd) in in the Linux kernel through 5.3.11 allows a local attacker, who has permissions to issue wifi device access control to cause a denial of service (memory consumption).

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Comment 1 Marian Rehak 2019-11-21 10:12:33 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1774934]

Comment 6 Wade Mealing 2019-12-02 05:18:06 UTC
At this time it is understood that this flaw does not qualify kernel-rt or mrg-2 fixes due to the current product lifecycle.

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