CVE-2022-1263

NameCVE-2022-1263
DescriptionA NULL pointer dereference issue was found in KVM when releasing a vCPU with dirty ring support enabled. This flaw allows an unprivileged local attacker on the host to issue specific ioctl calls, causing a kernel oops condition that results in a denial of service.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)buster, buster (security)4.19.249-2fixed
bullseye5.10.140-1fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.136-1fixed
bookworm5.19.6-1fixed
sid5.19.11-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcestretch(not affected)
linuxsourcebuster(not affected)
linuxsourcebullseye(not affected)
linuxsource(unstable)5.17.3-1

Notes

[bullseye] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[buster] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[stretch] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2022/04/07/1
https://www.spinics.net/lists/kvm/msg273052.html

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