CVE-2019-19055

2019-11-21T12:07:30
ID RH:CVE-2019-19055
Type redhatcve
Reporter redhat.com
Modified 2021-04-27T12:56:33

Description

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel. The Wireless configuration API functionality mishandles resource cleanup in nl80211_get_ftm_responder_stats function. An attacker able to trigger the resource cleanup code path could use this flaw to crash the system. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.

Mitigation

In order to mitigate this issue it is possible to prevent the affected code from being loaded by blacklisting the kernel module cfg80211. For instructions relating to how to blacklist a kernel module refer to: <https://access.redhat.com/solutions/41278> .