DescriptionIn the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved: blktrace: Fix uaf in blk_trace access after removing by sysfs There is an use-after-free problem triggered by following process: P1(sda) P2(sdb) echo 0 > /sys/block/sdb/trace/enable blk_trace_remove_queue synchronize_rcu blk_trace_free relay_close rcu_read_lock __blk_add_trace trace_note_tsk (Iterate running_trace_list) relay_close_buf relay_destroy_buf kfree(buf) trace_note(sdb's bt) relay_reserve buf->offset <- nullptr deference (use-after-free) !!! rcu_read_unlock [ 502.714379] BUG: kernel NULL pointer dereference, address: 0000000000000010 [ 502.715260] #PF: supervisor read access in kernel mode [ 502.715903] #PF: error_code(0x0000) - not-present page [ 502.716546] PGD 103984067 P4D 103984067 PUD 17592b067 PMD 0 [ 502.717252] Oops: 0000 [#1] SMP [ 502.720308] RIP: 0010:trace_note.isra.0+0x86/0x360 [ 502.732872] Call Trace: [ 502.733193] __blk_add_trace.cold+0x137/0x1a3 [ 502.733734] blk_add_trace_rq+0x7b/0xd0 [ 502.734207] blk_add_trace_rq_issue+0x54/0xa0 [ 502.734755] blk_mq_start_request+0xde/0x1b0 [ 502.735287] scsi_queue_rq+0x528/0x1140 ... [ 502.742704] sg_new_write.isra.0+0x16e/0x3e0 [ 502.747501] sg_ioctl+0x466/0x1100 Reproduce method: ioctl(/dev/sda, BLKTRACESETUP, blk_user_trace_setup[buf_size=127]) ioctl(/dev/sda, BLKTRACESTART) ioctl(/dev/sdb, BLKTRACESETUP, blk_user_trace_setup[buf_size=127]) ioctl(/dev/sdb, BLKTRACESTART) echo 0 > /sys/block/sdb/trace/enable & // Add delay(mdelay/msleep) before kernel enters blk_trace_free() ioctl$SG_IO(/dev/sda, SG_IO, ...) // Enters trace_note_tsk() after blk_trace_free() returned // Use mdelay in rcu region rather than msleep(which may schedule out) Remove blk_trace from running_list before calling blk_trace_free() by sysfs if blk_trace is at Blktrace_running state.
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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
bullseye (security)5.10.218-1fixed
bookworm (security)6.1.90-1fixed
sid, trixie6.8.12-1fixed

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Notes (5.15-rc3)

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