CVE-2020-12659

NameCVE-2020-12659
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.6.7. xdp_umem_reg in net/xdp/xdp_umem.c has an out-of-bounds write (by a user with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability) because of a lack of headroom validation.
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+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)3.16.81-1fixed
stretch4.9.210-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.189-3+deb9u2fixed
buster4.19.118-2fixed
buster (security)4.19.98-1+deb10u1vulnerable
bullseye, sid5.6.14-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)5.6.7-1
linuxsourcebuster4.19.118-1
linuxsourcejessie(not affected)
linuxsourcestretch(not affected)

Notes

[stretch] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[jessie] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://git.kernel.org/linus/99e3a236dd43d06c65af0a2ef9cb44306aef6e02 (5.7-rc2)

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