CVE-2020-27825

NameCVE-2020-27825
DescriptionA use-after-free flaw was found in kernel/trace/ring_buffer.c in Linux kernel (before 5.10-rc1). There was a race problem in trace_open and resize of cpu buffer running parallely on different cpus, may cause a denial of service problem (DOS). This flaw could even allow a local attacker with special user privilege to a kernel information leak threat.
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NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)stretch4.9.228-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.246-2fixed
buster4.19.160-2fixed
buster (security)4.19.152-1fixed
bullseye5.10.4-1fixed
sid5.10.5-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcestretch(not affected)
linuxsourcebuster(not affected)
linuxsource(unstable)5.9.6-1

Notes

[buster] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[stretch] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://git.kernel.org/linus/bbeb97464eefc65f506084fd9f18f21653e01137

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