CVE-2020-27830

NameCVE-2020-27830
DescriptionA vulnerability was found in Linux Kernel where in the spk_ttyio_receive_buf2() function, it would dereference spk_ttyio_synth without checking whether it is NULL or not, and may lead to a NULL-ptr deref crash.
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-2557-1, DSA-4843-1
NVD severitylow

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)stretch4.9.228-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.272-2fixed
buster4.19.194-1fixed
buster (security)4.19.194-3fixed
bullseye, sid5.10.46-2fixed
linux-4.19 (PTS)stretch (security)4.19.194-3~deb9u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcestretch(not affected)
linuxsourcebuster4.19.171-2DSA-4843-1
linuxsource(unstable)5.9.15-1
linux-4.19sourcestretch4.19.171-2~deb9u1DLA-2557-1

Notes

[stretch] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerability introduced later)
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/12/07/1
https://git.kernel.org/linus/f0992098cadb4c9c6a00703b66cafe604e178fea

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