Bug 2053552 (CVE-2022-24959) - CVE-2022-24959 kernel: memory leak in yam_siocdevprivate() in drivers/net/hamradio/yam.c
Summary: CVE-2022-24959 kernel: memory leak in yam_siocdevprivate() in drivers/net/ham...
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2022-24959
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 2053553 2070608 2070609
Blocks: 2053554
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2022-02-11 14:08 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2022-12-31 23:35 UTC (History)
45 users (show)

Fixed In Version: kernel 5.17-rc2
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A memory leak was found in the yam_siocdevprivate() function of the YAM driver for AX.25. This issue can result in a denial of service.
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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2022-02-11 14:08:29 UTC
An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.16.5. There is a memory leak in yam_siocdevprivate in drivers/net/hamradio/yam.c.

Reference and upstream patch:

Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2022-02-11 14:09:23 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2053553]

Comment 2 Justin M. Forbes 2022-02-11 15:37:28 UTC
This was fixed for Fedora with the 5.16.5 stable kernel updates.

Comment 3 juneau 2022-02-11 16:36:03 UTC
Services notaffected per kernel analysis.

Comment 6 Rohit Keshri 2022-03-31 14:25:34 UTC
There was no shipped kernel version that was seen affected by this problem. These files are not built in our source code.

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