CVE-2024-0340

NameCVE-2024-0340
DescriptionA vulnerability was found in vhost_new_msg in drivers/vhost/vhost.c in the Linux kernel, which does not properly initialize memory in messages passed between virtual guests and the host operating system in the vhost/vhost.c:vhost_new_msg() function. This issue can allow local privileged users to read some kernel memory contents when reading from the /dev/vhost-net device file.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)buster4.19.249-2vulnerable
buster (security)4.19.304-1vulnerable
bullseye5.10.209-2vulnerable
bullseye (security)5.10.205-2vulnerable
bookworm6.1.76-1vulnerable
bookworm (security)6.1.69-1vulnerable
trixie6.6.15-2fixed
sid6.7.7-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)6.4.4-1

Notes

https://git.kernel.org/linus/4d8df0f5f79f747d75a7d356d9b9ea40a4e4c8a9 (6.4-rc6)

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