CVE-2024-27406

NameCVE-2024-27406
DescriptionIn the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved: lib/Kconfig.debug: TEST_IOV_ITER depends on MMU Trying to run the iov_iter unit test on a nommu system such as the qemu kc705-nommu emulation results in a crash. KTAP version 1 # Subtest: iov_iter # module: kunit_iov_iter 1..9 BUG: failure at mm/nommu.c:318/vmap()! Kernel panic - not syncing: BUG! The test calls vmap() directly, but vmap() is not supported on nommu systems, causing the crash. TEST_IOV_ITER therefore needs to depend on MMU.
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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
bullseye5.10.209-2fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.218-1fixed
bookworm6.1.76-1fixed
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)
linuxsource(unstable)6.7.7-1

Notes

[bookworm] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[bullseye] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[buster] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://git.kernel.org/linus/1eb1e984379e2da04361763f66eec90dd75cf63e (6.8-rc6)

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