CVE-2021-20292

NameCVE-2021-20292
DescriptionThere is a flaw reported in the Linux kernel in versions before 5.9 in drivers/gpu/drm/nouveau/nouveau_sgdma.c in nouveau_sgdma_create_ttm in Nouveau DRM subsystem. The issue results from the lack of validating the existence of an object prior to performing operations on the object. An attacker with a local account with a root privilege, can leverage this vulnerability to escalate privileges and execute code in the context of the kernel.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-2689-1, ELA-458-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)3.16.84-1vulnerable
stretch (security)4.9.320-2fixed
stretch (lts), stretch4.9.320-3fixed
buster4.19.249-2fixed
buster (security)4.19.316-1fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye5.10.218-1fixed
bookworm6.1.94-1fixed
bookworm (security)6.1.90-1fixed
trixie6.9.7-1fixed
sid6.9.8-1fixed
linux-4.9 (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)4.9.303-1~deb8u3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcejessie(unfixed)end-of-life
linuxsourcestretch4.9.272-1DLA-2689-1
linuxsourcebuster4.19.146-1
linuxsource(unstable)5.7.17-1
linux-4.9sourcejessie4.9.272-1~deb8u2ELA-458-1

Notes

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1939686
https://git.kernel.org/linus/5de5b6ecf97a021f29403aa272cb4e03318ef586

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