DescriptionIn the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved: KVM: x86: Handle SRCU initialization failure during page track init Check the return of init_srcu_struct(), which can fail due to OOM, when initializing the page track mechanism. Lack of checking leads to a NULL pointer deref found by a modified syzkaller. [Move the call towards the beginning of kvm_arch_init_vm. - Paolo]
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

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
bullseye (security)5.10.218-1fixed
bookworm (security)6.1.90-1fixed
sid, trixie6.8.12-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

Notes (5.15-rc4)

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