CVE-2020-29371

NameCVE-2020-29371
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in romfs_dev_read in fs/romfs/storage.c in the Linux kernel before 5.8.4. Uninitialized memory leaks to userspace, aka CID-bcf85fcedfdd.
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)
NVD severitylow

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
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
linuxsourcestretch4.9.240-1
linuxsourcebuster4.19.146-1
linuxsource(unstable)5.8.7-1

Notes

https://git.kernel.org/linus/bcf85fcedfdd17911982a3e3564fcfec7b01eebd
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=2077

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