CVE-2021-47173

NameCVE-2021-47173
DescriptionIn the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved: misc/uss720: fix memory leak in uss720_probe uss720_probe forgets to decrease the refcount of usbdev in uss720_probe. Fix this by decreasing the refcount of usbdev by usb_put_dev. BUG: memory leak unreferenced object 0xffff888101113800 (size 2048): comm "kworker/0:1", pid 7, jiffies 4294956777 (age 28.870s) hex dump (first 32 bytes): ff ff ff ff 31 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ....1........... 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 03 00 00 00 ................ backtrace: [<ffffffff82b8e822>] kmalloc include/linux/slab.h:554 [inline] [<ffffffff82b8e822>] kzalloc include/linux/slab.h:684 [inline] [<ffffffff82b8e822>] usb_alloc_dev+0x32/0x450 drivers/usb/core/usb.c:582 [<ffffffff82b98441>] hub_port_connect drivers/usb/core/hub.c:5129 [inline] [<ffffffff82b98441>] hub_port_connect_change drivers/usb/core/hub.c:5363 [inline] [<ffffffff82b98441>] port_event drivers/usb/core/hub.c:5509 [inline] [<ffffffff82b98441>] hub_event+0x1171/0x20c0 drivers/usb/core/hub.c:5591 [<ffffffff81259229>] process_one_work+0x2c9/0x600 kernel/workqueue.c:2275 [<ffffffff81259b19>] worker_thread+0x59/0x5d0 kernel/workqueue.c:2421 [<ffffffff81261228>] kthread+0x178/0x1b0 kernel/kthread.c:292 [<ffffffff8100227f>] ret_from_fork+0x1f/0x30 arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S:294
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)buster4.19.249-2fixed
buster (security)4.19.304-1fixed
bullseye5.10.209-2fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.205-2fixed
bookworm6.1.76-1fixed
bookworm (security)6.1.85-1fixed
trixie6.6.15-2fixed
sid6.7.9-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcebuster4.19.194-1
linuxsourcebullseye5.10.46-1
linuxsource(unstable)5.14.6-1

Notes

https://git.kernel.org/linus/dcb4b8ad6a448532d8b681b5d1a7036210b622de (5.13-rc4)

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