CVE-2021-4002

NameCVE-2021-4002
DescriptionA memory leak flaw in the Linux kernel's hugetlbfs memory usage was found in the way the user maps some regions of memory twice using shmget() which are aligned to PUD alignment with the fault of some of the memory pages. A local user could use this flaw to get unauthorized access to some data.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-2940-1, DLA-2941-1, DSA-5096-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)buster4.19.249-2fixed
buster (security)4.19.260-1fixed
bullseye5.10.140-1fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.136-1fixed
bookworm, sid5.19.11-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcestretch4.9.303-1DLA-2940-1
linuxsourcebuster4.19.232-1DSA-5096-1
linuxsourcebullseye5.10.84-1
linuxsource(unstable)5.15.5-1
linux-4.19sourcestretch4.19.232-1~deb9u1DLA-2941-1

Notes

https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/11/25/1
https://git.kernel.org/linus/a4a118f2eead1d6c49e00765de89878288d4b890

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