Linux kernel before 5.3.5 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption Vulnerability


Linux kernel before 5.3.5 suffers from uncontrolled resource consumption vulnerability.


The information has been provided by Greg Kroah-Hartman

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A memory leak in the ql_alloc_large_buffers() function in drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qla3xxx.c in the Linux kernel before 5.3.5 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering pci_dma_mapping_error() failures, aka CID-1acb8f2a7a9f.


Vulnerable Systems:

Linux kernel before 5.3.5 


CVE Information:


Disclosure Timeline:
Published Date:11/7/2019