CVE-2024-36942

NameCVE-2024-36942
DescriptionIn the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved: Bluetooth: qca: fix firmware check error path A recent commit fixed the code that parses the firmware files before downloading them to the controller but introduced a memory leak in case the sanity checks ever fail. Make sure to free the firmware buffer before returning on errors.
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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)5.10.218-1vulnerable
bookworm6.1.76-1vulnerable
bookworm (security)6.1.90-1vulnerable
trixie6.7.12-1vulnerable
sid6.8.12-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)6.8.11-1

Notes

https://git.kernel.org/linus/40d442f969fb1e871da6fca73d3f8aef1f888558 (6.9)

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