CVE-2023-5178

NameCVE-2023-5178
DescriptionA use-after-free vulnerability was found in drivers/nvme/target/tcp.c` in `nvmet_tcp_free_crypto` due to a logical bug in the NVMe/TCP subsystem in the Linux kernel. This issue may allow a malicious user to cause a use-after-free and double-free problem, which may permit remote code execution or lead to local privilege escalation.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-3711-1, DSA-5594-1, ELA-1033-1

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)4.9.320-2vulnerable
stretch (lts), stretch4.9.320-3vulnerable
buster4.19.249-2fixed
buster (security)4.19.304-1fixed
bullseye5.10.209-2fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.205-2fixed
bookworm6.1.76-1fixed
bookworm (security)6.1.85-1fixed
trixie6.6.15-2fixed
sid6.7.9-2fixed
linux-5.10 (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)5.10.209-2~deb8u1fixed
stretch (lts), stretch5.10.209-2~deb9u1fixed
buster (security)5.10.209-2~deb10u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcejessie(unfixed)end-of-life
linuxsourcestretch(unfixed)end-of-life
linuxsourcebuster(not affected)
linuxsourcebullseye5.10.205-2DSA-5594-1
linuxsourcebookworm6.1.64-1
linuxsource(unstable)6.5.8-1
linux-5.10sourcejessie5.10.205-2~deb8u1ELA-1033-1
linux-5.10sourcestretch5.10.205-2~deb9u1ELA-1033-1
linux-5.10sourcebuster5.10.205-2~deb10u1DLA-3711-1

Notes

[buster] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2241924
https://git.kernel.org/linus/d920abd1e7c4884f9ecd0749d1921b7ab19ddfbd
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2023/10/15/1

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