CVE-2019-16994

NameCVE-2019-16994
DescriptionIn the Linux kernel before 5.0, a memory leak exists in sit_init_net() in net/ipv6/sit.c when register_netdev() fails to register sitn->fb_tunnel_dev, which may cause denial of service, aka CID-07f12b26e21a.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie3.16.56-1+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)3.16.76-1fixed
stretch4.9.189-3fixed
stretch (security)4.9.189-3+deb9u2fixed
buster4.19.67-2+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)4.19.67-2+deb10u2fixed
bullseye5.3.9-3fixed
sid5.3.15-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.19.28-1
linuxsourcejessie(not affected)
linuxsourcestretch(not affected)

Notes

[stretch] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerability introduced later)
[jessie] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerability introduced later)
https://git.kernel.org/linus/07f12b26e21ab359261bf75cfcb424fdc7daeb6d

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