CVE-2024-27417

NameCVE-2024-27417
DescriptionIn the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved: ipv6: fix potential "struct net" leak in inet6_rtm_getaddr() It seems that if userspace provides a correct IFA_TARGET_NETNSID value but no IFA_ADDRESS and IFA_LOCAL attributes, inet6_rtm_getaddr() returns -EINVAL with an elevated "struct net" refcount.
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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
bullseye5.10.209-2vulnerable
bullseye (security)5.10.218-1fixed
bookworm6.1.76-1vulnerable
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)
linuxsourcebullseye5.10.216-1
linuxsourcebookworm6.1.82-1
linuxsource(unstable)6.7.9-1

Notes

[buster] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://git.kernel.org/linus/10bfd453da64a057bcfd1a49fb6b271c48653cdb (6.8-rc7)

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