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)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)buster4.19.235-1vulnerable
buster (security)4.19.249-2vulnerable
bullseye5.10.127-1vulnerable
bullseye (security)5.10.127-2vulnerable
bookworm5.18.14-1vulnerable
sid5.18.16-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

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

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