CVE-2021-20297

NameCVE-2021-20297
DescriptionA flaw was found in NetworkManager in versions before 1.30.0. Setting match.path and activating a profile crashes NetworkManager. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.
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
Debian Bugs986809

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
network-manager (PTS)stretch1.6.2-3+deb9u2fixed
buster1.14.6-2+deb10u1fixed
bullseye1.30.0-2fixed
bookworm, sid1.32.12-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
network-managersourcestretch(not affected)
network-managersourcebuster(not affected)
network-managersource(unstable)1.30.0-2986809

Notes

[buster] - network-manager <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
[stretch] - network-manager <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1942741 (not yet public)
Introduced by: https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/NetworkManager/NetworkManager/-/commit/3ced486f4162edcd03ff42fa27535130aff0c86c (1.26-rc2)
Fixed by: https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/NetworkManager/NetworkManager/-/commit/420784e342da4883f6debdfe10cde68507b10d27

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