CVE-2023-2598

NameCVE-2023-2598
DescriptionA flaw was found in the fixed buffer registration code for io_uring (io_sqe_buffer_register in io_uring/rsrc.c) in the Linux kernel that allows out-of-bounds access to physical memory beyond the end of the buffer. This flaw enables full local privilege escalation.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)buster4.19.249-2fixed
buster (security)4.19.304-1fixed
bullseye5.10.209-2fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.218-1fixed
bookworm6.1.76-1fixed
bookworm (security)6.1.90-1fixed
trixie6.7.12-1fixed
sid6.8.12-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2023/05/08/3
https://git.kernel.org/linus/776617db78c6d208780e7c69d4d68d1fa82913de (6.4-rc1)

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