Vulnerability CVE-2019-19075


Published: 2019-11-18   Modified: 2019-11-19

Description:
A memory leak in the ca8210_probe() function in drivers/net/ieee802154/ca8210.c in the Linux kernel before 5.3.8 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering ca8210_get_platform_data() failures, aka CID-6402939ec86e.

Type:

CWE-400

(Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion'))

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.8/10
6.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete

 References:
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.3.8
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/6402939ec86eaf226c8b8ae00ed983936b164908

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