CVE-2020-12768

NameCVE-2020-12768
Description** DISPUTED ** An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.6. svm_cpu_uninit in arch/x86/kvm/svm.c has a memory leak, aka CID-d80b64ff297e. NOTE: third parties dispute this issue because it's a one-time leak at the boot, the size is negligible, and it can't be triggered at will.
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NVD severitylow

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
buster4.19.118-2vulnerable
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)5.6.7-1unimportant
linuxsourcejessie(not affected)
linuxsourcestretch(not affected)

Notes

[stretch] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerability introduced later)
[jessie] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerability introduced later)
https://git.kernel.org/linus/d80b64ff297e40c2b6f7d7abc1b3eba70d22a068 (5.6-rc4)

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