CVE-2023-52518

NameCVE-2023-52518
DescriptionIn the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved: Bluetooth: hci_codec: Fix leaking content of local_codecs The following memory leak can be observed when the controller supports codecs which are stored in local_codecs list but the elements are never freed: unreferenced object 0xffff88800221d840 (size 32): comm "kworker/u3:0", pid 36, jiffies 4294898739 (age 127.060s) hex dump (first 32 bytes): f8 d3 02 03 80 88 ff ff 80 d8 21 02 80 88 ff ff ..........!..... 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................ backtrace: [<ffffffffb324f557>] __kmalloc+0x47/0x120 [<ffffffffb39ef37d>] hci_codec_list_add.isra.0+0x2d/0x160 [<ffffffffb39ef643>] hci_read_codec_capabilities+0x183/0x270 [<ffffffffb39ef9ab>] hci_read_supported_codecs+0x1bb/0x2d0 [<ffffffffb39f162e>] hci_read_local_codecs_sync+0x3e/0x60 [<ffffffffb39ff1b3>] hci_dev_open_sync+0x943/0x11e0 [<ffffffffb396d55d>] hci_power_on+0x10d/0x3f0 [<ffffffffb30c99b4>] process_one_work+0x404/0x800 [<ffffffffb30ca134>] worker_thread+0x374/0x670 [<ffffffffb30d9108>] kthread+0x188/0x1c0 [<ffffffffb304db6b>] ret_from_fork+0x2b/0x50 [<ffffffffb300206a>] ret_from_fork_asm+0x1a/0x30
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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)4.19.304-1fixed
bullseye5.10.209-2fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.205-2fixed
bookworm6.1.76-1fixed
bookworm (security)6.1.85-1fixed
trixie6.6.15-2fixed
sid6.7.9-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcebuster(not affected)
linuxsourcebullseye(not affected)
linuxsourcebookworm6.1.64-1
linuxsource(unstable)6.5.8-1

Notes

[bullseye] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[buster] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://git.kernel.org/linus/b938790e70540bf4f2e653dcd74b232494d06c8f (6.6-rc5)

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