CVE-2022-1679

NameCVE-2022-1679
DescriptionA use-after-free flaw was found in the Linux kernel’s Atheros wireless adapter driver in the way a user forces the ath9k_htc_wait_for_target function to fail with some input messages. This flaw allows a local user to crash or potentially escalate their privileges on the system.
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)
ReferencesDLA-3131-1, DLA-3173-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)buster4.19.249-2vulnerable
buster (security)4.19.260-1fixed
bullseye5.10.140-1fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.149-2fixed
bookworm, sid6.0.10-2fixed
linux-5.10 (PTS)buster (security)5.10.149-2~deb10u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcebuster4.19.260-1DLA-3131-1
linuxsourcebullseye5.10.140-1
linuxsource(unstable)5.19.6-1
linux-5.10sourcebuster5.10.149-2~deb10u1DLA-3173-1

Notes

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2084125
https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/87ilqc7jv9.fsf@kernel.org/t/

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