CVE-2021-47501

NameCVE-2021-47501
DescriptionIn the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved: i40e: Fix NULL pointer dereference in i40e_dbg_dump_desc When trying to dump VFs VSI RX/TX descriptors using debugfs there was a crash due to NULL pointer dereference in i40e_dbg_dump_desc. Added a check to i40e_dbg_dump_desc that checks if VSI type is correct for dumping RX/TX descriptors.
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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)5.10.218-1fixed
bookworm6.1.76-1fixed
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
linuxsourcebullseye5.10.92-1
linuxsource(unstable)5.15.15-1

Notes

https://git.kernel.org/linus/23ec111bf3549aae37140330c31a16abfc172421 (5.16-rc5)

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