Vigil@nce - Linux kernel: memory leak via perf_event_parse_addr_filter
November 2020 by Vigil@nce
This bulletin was written by Vigil@nce : https://vigilance.fr/computer-vulne...
SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Linux, openSUSE Leap, SLES.
Consequences: denial of service on server.
Provenance: user shell.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 09/11/2020.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can create a memory leak via perf_event_parse_addr_filter() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
ACCESS TO THE FULL VIGIL@NCE BULLETIN