CVE-2021-28951

NameCVE-2021-28951
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in fs/io_uring.c in the Linux kernel through 5.11.8. It allows attackers to cause a denial of service (deadlock) because exit may be waiting to park a SQPOLL thread, but concurrently that SQPOLL thread is waiting for a signal to start, aka CID-3ebba796fa25.
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 severitymedium

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
bullseye5.10.46-3fixed
sid5.10.46-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcestretch(not affected)
linuxsourcebuster(not affected)
linuxsource(unstable)5.10.26-1

Notes

[buster] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
[stretch] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
https://git.kernel.org/linus/3ebba796fa251d042be42b929a2d916ee5c34a49

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