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Debian: CVE-2023-0461: linux, linux-5.10 -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2023-0461: linux, linux-5.10 -- security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/28/2023
Created
05/05/2023
Added
05/01/2023
Modified
05/04/2023

Description

There is a use-after-free vulnerability in the Linux Kernel which can be exploited to achieve local privilege escalation. To reach the vulnerability kernel configuration flag CONFIG_TLS or CONFIG_XFRM_ESPINTCP has to be configured, but the operation does not require any privilege. There is a use-after-free bug of icsk_ulp_data of a struct inet_connection_sock. When CONFIG_TLS is enabled, user can install a tls context (struct tls_context) on a connected tcp socket. The context is not cleared if this socket is disconnected and reused as a listener. If a new socket is created from the listener, the context is inherited and vulnerable. The setsockopt TCP_ULP operation does not require any privilege. We recommend upgrading past commit 2c02d41d71f90a5168391b6a5f2954112ba2307c

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux
  • debian-upgrade-linux-5-10

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