CVE-2019-20096

Public on 2020-03-02
Modified on 2020-03-13
Description
A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's implementation of the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP). A local attacker with access to the system can create DCCP sockets to cause a memory leak and repeat this operation to exhaust all memory and panic the system.
Severity
Low
CVSS v3 Base Score
5.5
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 kernel 2020-03-02 23:44 ALAS2-2020-1399
Amazon Linux 1 kernel 2020-03-09 19:20 ALAS-2020-1349

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 5.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 4.9 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
NVD CVSSv3 5.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H