Linux Kernel up to 5.3.9 sound/soc/sof/ipc.c sof_set_get_large_ctrl_data resource consumption

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in Linux Kernel up to 5.3.9 (Operating System). Affected by this vulnerability is the function sof_set_get_large_ctrl_data of the file sound/soc/sof/ipc.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a resource consumption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-400. The product does not properly control the allocation and maintenance of a limited resource, thereby enabling an actor to influence the amount of resources consumed, eventually leading to the exhaustion of available resources. As an impact it is known to affect availability. The summary by CVE is:

A memory leak in the sof_set_get_large_ctrl_data() function in sound/soc/sof/ipc.c in the Linux kernel through 5.3.9 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering sof_get_ctrl_copy_params() failures, aka CID-45c1380358b1.

The weakness was published 11/07/2019. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2019-18811. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 02/05/2024). MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1499 for this issue.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

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Class: Resource consumption
CWE: CWE-400 / CWE-404
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Patch: github.com

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11/07/2019 🔍
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11/08/2019 +1 days 🔍
02/05/2024 +1550 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: kernel.org

Advisory: 45c1380358b12bf2d1db20a5874e9544f56b34ab
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2019-18811 (🔍)

Entryinfo

Created: 11/08/2019 11:22 AM
Updated: 02/05/2024 03:23 PM
Changes: 11/08/2019 11:22 AM (38), 11/08/2019 11:27 AM (17), 02/05/2024 03:18 PM (6), 02/05/2024 03:23 PM (1)
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