CVE-2020-11565

NameCVE-2020-11565
Description** DISPUTED ** An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 5.6.2. mpol_parse_str in mm/mempolicy.c has a stack-based out-of-bounds write because an empty nodelist is mishandled during mount option parsing, aka CID-aa9f7d5172fa. NOTE: Someone in the security community disagrees that this is a vulnerability because the issue “is a bug in parsing mount options which can only be specified by a privileged user, so triggering the bug does not grant any powers not already held.”.
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 severitylow

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)stretch4.9.228-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.240-2fixed
buster4.19.146-1fixed
buster (security)4.19.152-1fixed
bullseye, sid5.9.11-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcejessie3.16.84-1DLA-2241-1
linuxsourcestretch4.9.210-1+deb9u1DSA-4698-1
linuxsourcebuster4.19.98-1+deb10u1DSA-4667-1
linuxsource(unstable)5.5.17-1
linux-4.9sourcejessie4.9.210-1+deb9u1~deb8u1DLA-2242-1

Notes

https://git.kernel.org/linus/aa9f7d5172fac9bf1f09e678c35e287a40a7b7dd

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