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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2019-15916

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.0.1. There is a memory leak in register_queue_kobjects() in net/core/net-sysfs.c, which will cause denial of service.
Publish Date : 2019-09-04 Last Update Date : 2020-08-24
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 401

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2019:3309: kernel-rt security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20193309 unix
RHSA-2019:3517: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20193517 unix
RHSA-2020:1016: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20201016 unix
RHSA-2020:1070: kernel-rt security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20201070 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2019-15916

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2019-15916

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K57418558?utm_source=f5support&utm_medium=RSS CONFIRM
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3517
REDHAT RHSA-2019:3517
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3309
REDHAT RHSA-2019:3309
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-12/msg00029.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:2675
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20191004-0001/ CONFIRM
https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.0.1
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=895a5e96dbd6386c8e78e5b78e067dcc67b7f0ab
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0740
REDHAT RHSA-2020:0740

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2019-15916

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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