Bug 1776375 (CVE-2019-19081) - CVE-2019-19081 kernel: memory leak in the nfp_flower_spawn_vnic_reprs() function in drivers/net/ethernet/netronome/nfp/flower/main.c leads to DoS
Summary: CVE-2019-19081 kernel: memory leak in the nfp_flower_spawn_vnic_reprs() funct...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2019-19081
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: 1776376
Blocks: 1776377
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Reported: 2019-11-25 14:44 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2019-11-26 20:56 UTC (History)
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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2019-11-25 14:44:24 UTC
A memory leak in the nfp_flower_spawn_vnic_reprs() function in drivers/net/ethernet/netronome/nfp/flower/main.c in the Linux kernel before 5.3.4 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption), aka CID-8ce39eb5a67a.

Reference and upstream commit:
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/8ce39eb5a67aee25d9f05b40b673c95b23502e3e

Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2019-11-25 14:45:28 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1776376]

Comment 2 Justin M. Forbes 2019-11-25 15:57:03 UTC
This was fixed for Fedora with the 5.3.4 stable kernel updates.


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