CVE-2021-20317

NameCVE-2021-20317
DescriptionA flaw was found in the Linux kernel. A corrupted timer tree caused the task wakeup to be missing in the timerqueue_add function in lib/timerqueue.c. This flaw allows a local attacker with special user privileges to cause a denial of service, slowing and eventually stopping the system while running OSP.
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-2843-1, DLA-2941-1, DSA-5096-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)stretch4.9.228-1vulnerable
stretch (security)4.9.320-2fixed
buster4.19.235-1fixed
buster (security)4.19.232-1fixed
bullseye5.10.106-1fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.120-1fixed
bookworm, sid5.18.5-1fixed
linux-4.19 (PTS)stretch (security)4.19.232-1~deb9u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcestretch4.9.290-1DLA-2843-1
linuxsourcebuster4.19.232-1DSA-5096-1
linuxsource(unstable)5.4.6-1
linux-4.19sourcestretch4.19.232-1~deb9u1DLA-2941-1

Notes

https://git.kernel.org/linus/511885d7061eda3eb1faf3f57dcc936ff75863f1 (5.4-rc1)

Search for package or bug name: Reporting problems