Description** DISPUTED ** An issue was discovered in con_insert_unipair in drivers/tty/vt/consolemap.c in the Linux kernel through 5.1.5. There is a memory leak in a certain case of an ENOMEM outcome of kmalloc. NOTE: This id is disputed as not being an issue.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)buster4.19.249-2vulnerable
buster (security)4.19.282-1vulnerable
bullseye (security)5.10.179-1vulnerable
bookworm, sid6.1.27-1vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


No real security issue and fix introduces real security issue, see kernel-sec

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