CVE-2024-38572

NameCVE-2024-38572
DescriptionIn the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved: wifi: ath12k: fix out-of-bound access of qmi_invoke_handler() Currently, there is no terminator entry for ath12k_qmi_msg_handlers hence facing below KASAN warning, ================================================================== BUG: KASAN: global-out-of-bounds in qmi_invoke_handler+0xa4/0x148 Read of size 8 at addr ffffffd00a6428d8 by task kworker/u8:2/1273 CPU: 0 PID: 1273 Comm: kworker/u8:2 Not tainted 5.4.213 #0 Workqueue: qmi_msg_handler qmi_data_ready_work Call trace: dump_backtrace+0x0/0x20c show_stack+0x14/0x1c dump_stack+0xe0/0x138 print_address_description.isra.5+0x30/0x330 __kasan_report+0x16c/0x1bc kasan_report+0xc/0x14 __asan_load8+0xa8/0xb0 qmi_invoke_handler+0xa4/0x148 qmi_handle_message+0x18c/0x1bc qmi_data_ready_work+0x4ec/0x528 process_one_work+0x2c0/0x440 worker_thread+0x324/0x4b8 kthread+0x210/0x228 ret_from_fork+0x10/0x18 The address belongs to the variable: ath12k_mac_mon_status_filter_default+0x4bd8/0xfffffffffffe2300 [ath12k] [...] ================================================================== Add a dummy terminator entry at the end to assist the qmi_invoke_handler() in traversing up to the terminator entry without accessing an out-of-boundary index. Tested-on: QCN9274 hw2.0 PCI WLAN.WBE.1.0.1-00029-QCAHKSWPL_SILICONZ-1
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)bullseye5.10.218-1fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.221-1fixed
bookworm6.1.94-1fixed
bookworm (security)6.1.90-1fixed
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)
linuxsourcebullseye(not affected)
linuxsourcebookworm(not affected)
linuxsource(unstable)6.8.12-1

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/e1bdff48a1bb4a4ac660c19c55a820968c48b3f2 (6.10-rc1)

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