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CVE-2019-15921 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.0.6. There is a memory leak issue when idr_alloc() fails in genl_register_family() in net/netlink/genetlink.c.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-09/msg00064.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-09/msg00066.html
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.0.6 Mailing List Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/ceabee6c59943bdd5e1da1a6a20dc7ee5f8113a2 Exploit Patch Third Party Advisory
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20191004-0001/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
5.0.6


Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-15921
NVD Published Date:
09/04/2019
NVD Last Modified:
09/24/2019