This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a local user to perform a DoS attack.
The vulnerability exists due memory leak within the j1939_session_destroy() function in net/can/j1939/transport.c. A local user can force the system to leak memory and perform denial of service attack.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Linux kernel: All versionsFixed software versions
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?