CVE-2021-47202

NameCVE-2021-47202
DescriptionIn the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved: thermal: Fix NULL pointer dereferences in of_thermal_ functions of_parse_thermal_zones() parses the thermal-zones node and registers a thermal_zone device for each subnode. However, if a thermal zone is consuming a thermal sensor and that thermal sensor device hasn't probed yet, an attempt to set trip_point_*_temp for that thermal zone device can cause a NULL pointer dereference. Fix it. console:/sys/class/thermal/thermal_zone87 # echo 120000 > trip_point_0_temp ... Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address 0000000000000020 ... Call trace: of_thermal_set_trip_temp+0x40/0xc4 trip_point_temp_store+0xc0/0x1dc dev_attr_store+0x38/0x88 sysfs_kf_write+0x64/0xc0 kernfs_fop_write_iter+0x108/0x1d0 vfs_write+0x2f4/0x368 ksys_write+0x7c/0xec __arm64_sys_write+0x20/0x30 el0_svc_common.llvm.7279915941325364641+0xbc/0x1bc do_el0_svc+0x28/0xa0 el0_svc+0x14/0x24 el0_sync_handler+0x88/0xec el0_sync+0x1c0/0x200 While at it, fix the possible NULL pointer dereference in other functions as well: of_thermal_get_temp(), of_thermal_set_emul_temp(), of_thermal_get_trend().
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)buster4.19.249-2vulnerable
buster (security)4.19.304-1vulnerable
bullseye5.10.209-2fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.216-1fixed
bookworm6.1.76-1fixed
bookworm (security)6.1.90-1fixed
trixie6.7.12-1fixed
sid6.8.9-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcebullseye5.10.84-1
linuxsource(unstable)5.15.5-1

Notes

https://git.kernel.org/linus/96cfe05051fd8543cdedd6807ec59a0e6c409195 (5.16-rc1)

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