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Vulnerability of OVMF: memory leak via ARP

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can create a memory leak via ARP of OVMF, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable software: openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 27/02/2020.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2019-14559, openSUSE-SU-2020:0314-1, SUSE-SU-2020:0495-1, SUSE-SU-2020:0568-1, SUSE-SU-2020:0699-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-31693.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can create a memory leak via ARP of OVMF, in order to trigger a deni...
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This cybersecurity alert impacts software or systems such as openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of LAN.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

Workarounds for this vulnerability are not yet public.
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