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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2023-52504: kernel security update

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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2023-52504: kernel security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/02/2024
Created
06/04/2024
Added
06/03/2024
Modified
06/03/2024

Description

In the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved: x86/alternatives: Disable KASAN in apply_alternatives() Fei has reported that KASAN triggers during apply_alternatives() on a 5-level paging machine: BUG: KASAN: out-of-bounds in rcu_is_watching() Read of size 4 at addr ff110003ee6419a0 by task swapper/0/0 ... __asan_load4() rcu_is_watching() trace_hardirqs_on() text_poke_early() apply_alternatives() ... On machines with 5-level paging, cpu_feature_enabled(X86_FEATURE_LA57) gets patched. It includes KASAN code, where KASAN_SHADOW_START depends on __VIRTUAL_MASK_SHIFT, which is defined with cpu_feature_enabled(). KASAN gets confused when apply_alternatives() patches the KASAN_SHADOW_START users. A test patch that makes KASAN_SHADOW_START static, by replacing __VIRTUAL_MASK_SHIFT with 56, works around the issue. Fix it for real by disabling KASAN while the kernel is patching alternatives. [ mingo: updated the changelog ]

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp11-upgrade-bpftool
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp11-upgrade-kernel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp11-upgrade-kernel-abi-stablelists
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp11-upgrade-kernel-tools
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp11-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp11-upgrade-python3-perf

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