CVE-2023-52593

NameCVE-2023-52593
DescriptionIn the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved: wifi: wfx: fix possible NULL pointer dereference in wfx_set_mfp_ap() Since 'ieee80211_beacon_get()' can return NULL, 'wfx_set_mfp_ap()' should check the return value before examining skb data. So convert the latter to return an appropriate error code and propagate it to return from 'wfx_start_ap()' as well. Compile tested only.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)bullseye5.10.218-1vulnerable
bullseye (security)5.10.221-1vulnerable
bookworm6.1.94-1fixed
bookworm (security)6.1.99-1fixed
trixie6.9.9-1fixed
sid6.9.10-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcebookworm6.1.82-1
linuxsource(unstable)6.7.7-1

Notes

https://git.kernel.org/linus/fe0a7776d4d19e613bb8dd80fe2d78ae49e8b49d (6.8-rc1)

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