DescriptionAn issue was discovered in drivers/media/test-drivers/vidtv/vidtv_bridge.c in the Linux kernel 6.2. There is a NULL pointer dereference in vidtv_mux_stop_thread. In vidtv_stop_streaming, after dvb->mux=NULL occurs, it executes vidtv_mux_stop_thread(dvb->mux).
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)buster4.19.249-2fixed
buster (security)4.19.282-1fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.179-1vulnerable
bookworm, sid6.1.27-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcebuster(not affected)


[buster] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
CONFIG_DVB_VIDTV (vidtv driver) not enabled in Debian official configuration

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