CVE-2020-10942

NameCVE-2020-10942
DescriptionIn the Linux kernel before 5.5.8, get_raw_socket in drivers/vhost/net.c lacks validation of an sk_family field, which might allow attackers to trigger kernel stack corruption via crafted system calls.
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)
ReferencesDLA-2241-1, DLA-2242-1, DSA-4667-1, DSA-4698-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)stretch4.9.210-1vulnerable
stretch (security)4.9.210-1+deb9u1fixed
buster4.19.118-2fixed
buster (security)4.19.118-2+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid5.7.6-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)5.5.13-1
linuxsourcebuster4.19.98-1+deb10u1DSA-4667-1
linuxsourcejessie3.16.84-1DLA-2241-1
linuxsourcestretch4.9.210-1+deb9u1DSA-4698-1
linux-4.9sourcejessie4.9.210-1+deb9u1~deb8u1DLA-2242-1

Notes

https://git.kernel.org/linus/42d84c8490f9f0931786f1623191fcab397c3d64 (5.6-rc4)

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