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Improper Resource Shutdown or Release


Severity Medium
Score 5.7/10


A vulnerability was found in Linux Kernel. It has been rated as problematic. This issue affects the function parse_usdt_arg of the file tools/lib/bpf/usdt.c of the component BPF. The manipulation of the argument reg_name leads to memory leak. It is recommended to apply a patch to fix this issue. The associated identifier of this vulnerability is VDB-211031.

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CWE-404 - Improper Resource Shutdown or Release

The program does not release or incorrectly releases a resource before it is made available for re-use.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published