CVE-2024-38555

NameCVE-2024-38555
DescriptionIn the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved: net/mlx5: Discard command completions in internal error Fix use after free when FW completion arrives while device is in internal error state. Avoid calling completion handler in this case, since the device will flush the command interface and trigger all completions manually. Kernel log: ------------[ cut here ]------------ refcount_t: underflow; use-after-free. ... RIP: 0010:refcount_warn_saturate+0xd8/0xe0 ... Call Trace: <IRQ> ? __warn+0x79/0x120 ? refcount_warn_saturate+0xd8/0xe0 ? report_bug+0x17c/0x190 ? handle_bug+0x3c/0x60 ? exc_invalid_op+0x14/0x70 ? asm_exc_invalid_op+0x16/0x20 ? refcount_warn_saturate+0xd8/0xe0 cmd_ent_put+0x13b/0x160 [mlx5_core] mlx5_cmd_comp_handler+0x5f9/0x670 [mlx5_core] cmd_comp_notifier+0x1f/0x30 [mlx5_core] notifier_call_chain+0x35/0xb0 atomic_notifier_call_chain+0x16/0x20 mlx5_eq_async_int+0xf6/0x290 [mlx5_core] notifier_call_chain+0x35/0xb0 atomic_notifier_call_chain+0x16/0x20 irq_int_handler+0x19/0x30 [mlx5_core] __handle_irq_event_percpu+0x4b/0x160 handle_irq_event+0x2e/0x80 handle_edge_irq+0x98/0x230 __common_interrupt+0x3b/0xa0 common_interrupt+0x7b/0xa0 </IRQ> <TASK> asm_common_interrupt+0x22/0x40
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ReferencesDSA-5730-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)bullseye5.10.218-1vulnerable
bullseye (security)5.10.221-1fixed
bookworm6.1.94-1fixed
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)
linuxsourcebullseye5.10.221-1DSA-5730-1
linuxsourcebookworm6.1.94-1
linuxsource(unstable)6.8.12-1

Notes

[buster] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://git.kernel.org/linus/db9b31aa9bc56ff0d15b78f7e827d61c4a096e40 (6.10-rc1)

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