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Debian: CVE-2023-6270: linux -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2023-6270: linux -- security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/04/2024
Created
05/08/2024
Added
05/08/2024
Modified
05/08/2024

Description

A flaw was found in the ATA over Ethernet (AoE) driver in the Linux kernel. The aoecmd_cfg_pkts() function improperly updates the refcnt on `struct net_device`, and a use-after-free can be triggered by racing between the free on the struct and the access through the `skbtxq` global queue. This could lead to a denial of service condition or potential code execution.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux

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