CVE-2021-26930

NameCVE-2021-26930
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in the Linux kernel 3.11 through 5.10.16, as used by Xen. To service requests to the PV backend, the driver maps grant references provided by the frontend. In this process, errors may be encountered. In one case, an error encountered earlier might be discarded by later processing, resulting in the caller assuming successful mapping, and hence subsequent operations trying to access space that wasn't mapped. In another case, internal state would be insufficiently updated, preventing safe recovery from the error. This affects drivers/block/xen-blkback/blkback.c.
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ReferencesDLA-2586-1, DLA-2610-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)buster, buster (security)4.19.249-2fixed
bullseye5.10.140-1fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.136-1fixed
bookworm, sid5.19.6-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcestretch4.9.258-1DLA-2586-1
linuxsourcebuster4.19.177-1
linuxsource(unstable)5.10.19-1
linux-4.19sourcestretch4.19.181-1~deb9u1DLA-2610-1

Notes

https://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-365.html

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