CVE-2019-16229

NameCVE-2019-16229
Description** DISPUTED ** drivers/gpu/drm/amd/amdkfd/kfd_interrupt.c in the Linux kernel 5.2.14 does not check the alloc_workqueue return value, leading to a NULL pointer dereference. NOTE: The security community disputes this issues as not being serious enough to be deserving a CVE id.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie3.16.56-1+deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)3.16.76-1vulnerable
stretch4.9.189-3vulnerable
stretch (security)4.9.189-3+deb9u2vulnerable
buster4.19.67-2+deb10u1vulnerable
buster (security)4.19.67-2+deb10u2vulnerable
bullseye5.2.17-1vulnerable
sid5.3.9-3vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://lkml.org/lkml/2019/9/9/487
Requires memory allocation failure during device probe, so unlikely to
be exploitable, and then it's only a local DoS.

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