CVE-2020-27675

NameCVE-2020-27675
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 5.9.1, as used with Xen through 4.14.x. drivers/xen/events/events_base.c allows event-channel removal during the event-handling loop (a race condition). This can cause a use-after-free or NULL pointer dereference, as demonstrated by a dom0 crash via events for an in-reconfiguration paravirtualized device, aka CID-073d0552ead5.
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://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-331.html

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