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CVE-2019-16994 Detail

Current Description

In the Linux kernel before 5.0, a memory leak exists in sit_init_net() in net/ipv6/sit.c when register_netdev() fails to register sitn->fb_tunnel_dev, which may cause denial of service, aka CID-07f12b26e21a.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=07f12b26e21ab359261bf75cfcb424fdc7daeb6d Exploit Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/07f12b26e21ab359261bf75cfcb424fdc7daeb6d Patch Third Party Advisory
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20191031-0005/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-772 Missing Release of Resource after Effective Lifetime NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
5.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-16994
NVD Published Date:
09/30/2019
NVD Last Modified:
10/31/2019