DescriptionIn the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved: iommu/vt-d: Avoid memory allocation in iommu_suspend() The iommu_suspend() syscore suspend callback is invoked with IRQ disabled. Allocating memory with the GFP_KERNEL flag may re-enable IRQs during the suspend callback, which can cause intermittent suspend/hibernation problems with the following kernel traces: Calling iommu_suspend+0x0/0x1d0 ------------[ cut here ]------------ WARNING: CPU: 0 PID: 15 at kernel/time/timekeeping.c:868 ktime_get+0x9b/0xb0 ... CPU: 0 PID: 15 Comm: rcu_preempt Tainted: G U E 6.3-intel #r1 RIP: 0010:ktime_get+0x9b/0xb0 ... Call Trace: <IRQ> tick_sched_timer+0x22/0x90 ? __pfx_tick_sched_timer+0x10/0x10 __hrtimer_run_queues+0x111/0x2b0 hrtimer_interrupt+0xfa/0x230 __sysvec_apic_timer_interrupt+0x63/0x140 sysvec_apic_timer_interrupt+0x7b/0xa0 </IRQ> <TASK> asm_sysvec_apic_timer_interrupt+0x1f/0x30 ... ------------[ cut here ]------------ Interrupts enabled after iommu_suspend+0x0/0x1d0 WARNING: CPU: 0 PID: 27420 at drivers/base/syscore.c:68 syscore_suspend+0x147/0x270 CPU: 0 PID: 27420 Comm: rtcwake Tainted: G U W E 6.3-intel #r1 RIP: 0010:syscore_suspend+0x147/0x270 ... Call Trace: <TASK> hibernation_snapshot+0x25b/0x670 hibernate+0xcd/0x390 state_store+0xcf/0xe0 kobj_attr_store+0x13/0x30 sysfs_kf_write+0x3f/0x50 kernfs_fop_write_iter+0x128/0x200 vfs_write+0x1fd/0x3c0 ksys_write+0x6f/0xf0 __x64_sys_write+0x1d/0x30 do_syscall_64+0x3b/0x90 entry_SYSCALL_64_after_hwframe+0x72/0xdc Given that only 4 words memory is needed, avoid the memory allocation in iommu_suspend().
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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
bullseye (security)5.10.205-2fixed
bookworm (security)6.1.85-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcebuster(not affected)
linuxsourcebullseye(not affected)


[bullseye] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[buster] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present) (6.6-rc5)

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