CVE-2020-25704

NameCVE-2020-25704
DescriptionA flaw memory leak in the Linux kernel performance monitoring subsystem was found in the way if using PERF_EVENT_IOC_SET_FILTER. A local user could use this flaw to starve the resources causing denial of service.
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-2483-1, DLA-2494-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)stretch4.9.228-1vulnerable
stretch (security)4.9.246-2fixed
buster, buster (security)4.19.171-2fixed
bullseye5.10.13-1fixed
sid5.10.19-1fixed
linux-4.19 (PTS)stretch (security)4.19.171-2~deb9u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcestretch4.9.246-1DLA-2494-1
linuxsourcebuster4.19.160-1
linuxsource(unstable)5.9.6-1
linux-4.19sourcestretch4.19.160-2~deb9u1DLA-2483-1

Notes

https://git.kernel.org/linus/7bdb157cdebbf95a1cd94ed2e01b338714075d00

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