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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2021-46904: Security patch for kernel (Multiple Advisories)

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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2021-46904: Security patch for kernel (Multiple Advisories)



In the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved: net: hso: fix null-ptr-deref during tty device unregistration Multiple ttys try to claim the same the minor number causing a double unregistration of the same device. The first unregistration succeeds but the next one results in a null-ptr-deref. The get_free_serial_index() function returns an available minor number but doesn't assign it immediately. The assignment is done by the caller later. But before this assignment, calls to get_free_serial_index() would return the same minor number. Fix this by modifying get_free_serial_index to assign the minor number immediately after one is found to be and rename it to obtain_minor() to better reflect what it does. Similary, rename set_serial_by_index() to release_minor() and modify it to free up the minor number of the given hso_serial. Every obtain_minor() should have corresponding release_minor() call.


  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-bpftool
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-bpftool-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-kernel
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-aarch64
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-kernel-livepatch-4-14-232-176-381
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-kernel-tools
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-kernel-tools-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-kernel-tools-devel
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-perf
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-perf-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-python-perf
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-python-perf-debuginfo

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