CVE-2023-6121

NameCVE-2023-6121
DescriptionAn out-of-bounds read vulnerability was found in the NVMe-oF/TCP subsystem in the Linux kernel. This issue may allow a remote attacker to send a crafted TCP packet, triggering a heap-based buffer overflow that results in kmalloc data being printed and potentially leaked to the kernel ring buffer (dmesg).
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
buster4.19.249-2vulnerable
buster (security)4.19.304-1vulnerable
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
linuxsourcebullseye5.10.205-2DSA-5594-1
linuxsourcebookworm6.1.64-1
linuxsource(unstable)6.6.8-1
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

https://lore.kernel.org/linux-nvme/b58a2dc6-cc8f-4d19-9efe-e1d5b4505efc@nvidia.com/T/
https://lore.kernel.org/linux-nvme/CAK5usQvxAyC3LJ4OnqerS1P0JpbfFr9uRZmq6Jb4QhaB7AQCoQ@mail.gmail.com/T/
https://git.kernel.org/linus/1c22e0295a5eb571c27b53c7371f95699ef705ff (6.7-rc3)

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