CVE-2019-19055 Detail

Current Description

** DISPUTED ** A memory leak in the nl80211_get_ftm_responder_stats() function in net/wireless/nl80211.c in the Linux kernel through 5.3.11 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering nl80211hdr_put() failures, aka CID-1399c59fa929. NOTE: third parties dispute the relevance of this because it occurs on a code path where a successful allocation has already occurred.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1157319 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/1399c59fa92984836db90538cf92397fe7caaa57 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/O3PSDE6PTOTVBK2YTKB2TFQP2SUBVSNF/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/PY7LJMSPAGRIKABJPDKQDTXYW3L5RX2T/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4225-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4225-2/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4226-1/ Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-401 Missing Release of Memory after Effective Lifetime cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-19055
NVD Published Date:
11/18/2019
NVD Last Modified:
08/24/2020
Source:
MITRE