DescriptionIn the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved: thermal: intel: powerclamp: fix mismatch in get function for max_idle KASAN reported this [ 444.853098] BUG: KASAN: global-out-of-bounds in param_get_int+0x77/0x90 [ 444.853111] Read of size 4 at addr ffffffffc16c9220 by task cat/2105 ... [ 444.853442] The buggy address belongs to the variable: [ 444.853443] max_idle+0x0/0xffffffffffffcde0 [intel_powerclamp] There is a mismatch between the param_get_int and the definition of max_idle. Replacing param_get_int with param_get_byte resolves this issue.
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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)5.10.218-1fixed
bookworm (security)6.1.90-1fixed
sid, trixie6.8.12-1fixed

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

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


[bookworm] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[bullseye] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[buster] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present) (6.7-rc1)

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