CVE-2023-1829

NameCVE-2023-1829
DescriptionA use-after-free vulnerability in the Linux Kernel traffic control index filter (tcindex) can be exploited to achieve local privilege escalation. The tcindex_delete function which does not properly deactivate filters in case of a perfect hashes while deleting the underlying structure which can later lead to double freeing the structure. A local attacker user can use this vulnerability to elevate its privileges to root. We recommend upgrading past commit 8c710f75256bb3cf05ac7b1672c82b92c43f3d28.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-3403-1, DLA-3404-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)buster4.19.249-2vulnerable
buster (security)4.19.304-1fixed
bullseye5.10.209-2fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.216-1fixed
bookworm6.1.76-1fixed
bookworm (security)6.1.90-1fixed
trixie6.7.12-1fixed
sid6.8.9-1fixed
linux-5.10 (PTS)buster (security)5.10.216-1~deb10u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcebuster4.19.282-1DLA-3403-1
linuxsourcebullseye5.10.178-1
linuxsource(unstable)6.1.20-1
linux-5.10sourcebuster5.10.178-3~deb10u1DLA-3404-1

Notes

https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2023/04/11/3
https://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-23-898/
https://git.kernel.org/linus/8c710f75256bb3cf05ac7b1672c82b92c43f3d28 (6.3-rc1)

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