DescriptionA memory leak in the komeda_wb_connector_add() function in drivers/gpu/drm/arm/display/komeda/komeda_wb_connector.c in the Linux kernel before 5.3.8 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering drm_writeback_connector_init() failures, aka CID-a0ecd6fdbf5d.
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)stretch4.9.228-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.258-1fixed
buster (security)4.19.171-2fixed
bullseye, sid5.10.40-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcejessie(not affected)
linuxsourcestretch(not affected)
linuxsourcebuster(not affected)


[buster] - linux <not-affected> (Bug introduced later)
[stretch] - linux <not-affected> (Bug introduced later)
[jessie] - linux <not-affected> (Bug introduced later)
CONFIG_DRM_KOMEDA not enabled in Debian builds.

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