CVE-2024-38565

NameCVE-2024-38565
DescriptionIn the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved: wifi: ar5523: enable proper endpoint verification Syzkaller reports [1] hitting a warning about an endpoint in use not having an expected type to it. Fix the issue by checking for the existence of all proper endpoints with their according types intact. Sadly, this patch has not been tested on real hardware. [1] Syzkaller report: ------------[ cut here ]------------ usb 1-1: BOGUS urb xfer, pipe 3 != type 1 WARNING: CPU: 0 PID: 3643 at drivers/usb/core/urb.c:504 usb_submit_urb+0xed6/0x1880 drivers/usb/core/urb.c:504 ... Call Trace: <TASK> ar5523_cmd+0x41b/0x780 drivers/net/wireless/ath/ar5523/ar5523.c:275 ar5523_cmd_read drivers/net/wireless/ath/ar5523/ar5523.c:302 [inline] ar5523_host_available drivers/net/wireless/ath/ar5523/ar5523.c:1376 [inline] ar5523_probe+0x14b0/0x1d10 drivers/net/wireless/ath/ar5523/ar5523.c:1655 usb_probe_interface+0x30f/0x7f0 drivers/usb/core/driver.c:396 call_driver_probe drivers/base/dd.c:560 [inline] really_probe+0x249/0xb90 drivers/base/dd.c:639 __driver_probe_device+0x1df/0x4d0 drivers/base/dd.c:778 driver_probe_device+0x4c/0x1a0 drivers/base/dd.c:808 __device_attach_driver+0x1d4/0x2e0 drivers/base/dd.c:936 bus_for_each_drv+0x163/0x1e0 drivers/base/bus.c:427 __device_attach+0x1e4/0x530 drivers/base/dd.c:1008 bus_probe_device+0x1e8/0x2a0 drivers/base/bus.c:487 device_add+0xbd9/0x1e90 drivers/base/core.c:3517 usb_set_configuration+0x101d/0x1900 drivers/usb/core/message.c:2170 usb_generic_driver_probe+0xbe/0x100 drivers/usb/core/generic.c:238 usb_probe_device+0xd8/0x2c0 drivers/usb/core/driver.c:293 call_driver_probe drivers/base/dd.c:560 [inline] really_probe+0x249/0xb90 drivers/base/dd.c:639 __driver_probe_device+0x1df/0x4d0 drivers/base/dd.c:778 driver_probe_device+0x4c/0x1a0 drivers/base/dd.c:808 __device_attach_driver+0x1d4/0x2e0 drivers/base/dd.c:936 bus_for_each_drv+0x163/0x1e0 drivers/base/bus.c:427 __device_attach+0x1e4/0x530 drivers/base/dd.c:1008 bus_probe_device+0x1e8/0x2a0 drivers/base/bus.c:487 device_add+0xbd9/0x1e90 drivers/base/core.c:3517 usb_new_device.cold+0x685/0x10ad drivers/usb/core/hub.c:2573 hub_port_connect drivers/usb/core/hub.c:5353 [inline] hub_port_connect_change drivers/usb/core/hub.c:5497 [inline] port_event drivers/usb/core/hub.c:5653 [inline] hub_event+0x26cb/0x45d0 drivers/usb/core/hub.c:5735 process_one_work+0x9bf/0x1710 kernel/workqueue.c:2289 worker_thread+0x669/0x1090 kernel/workqueue.c:2436 kthread+0x2e8/0x3a0 kernel/kthread.c:376 ret_from_fork+0x1f/0x30 arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S:306 </TASK>
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ReferencesDLA-3840-1, DSA-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
linuxsourcebuster4.19.316-1DLA-3840-1
linuxsourcebullseye5.10.221-1DSA-5730-1
linuxsourcebookworm6.1.94-1
linuxsource(unstable)6.8.12-1

Notes

https://git.kernel.org/linus/e120b6388d7d88635d67dcae6483f39c37111850 (6.10-rc1)

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