CVE-2024-26662

NameCVE-2024-26662
DescriptionIn the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved: drm/amd/display: Fix 'panel_cntl' could be null in 'dcn21_set_backlight_level()' 'panel_cntl' structure used to control the display panel could be null, dereferencing it could lead to a null pointer access. Fixes the below: drivers/gpu/drm/amd/amdgpu/../display/dc/hwss/dcn21/dcn21_hwseq.c:269 dcn21_set_backlight_level() error: we previously assumed 'panel_cntl' could be null (see line 250)
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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
bookworm6.1.94-1vulnerable
bookworm (security)6.1.90-1vulnerable
trixie6.9.8-1fixed
sid6.9.9-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcebuster(not affected)
linuxsource(unstable)6.7.7-1

Notes

[buster] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://git.kernel.org/linus/e96fddb32931d007db12b1fce9b5e8e4c080401b (6.8-rc4)

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