Bug 1961292 (CVE-2019-25044) - CVE-2019-25044 kernel: use-after-free in the block subsystem related to blk_mq_free_rqs and blk_cleanup_queue
Summary: CVE-2019-25044 kernel: use-after-free in the block subsystem related to blk_m...
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2019-25044
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1961293
Blocks: 1961294
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Reported: 2021-05-17 16:20 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2021-06-09 03:26 UTC (History)
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A flaw was found in the Linux kernel. The block subsystem has a use-after-free that can lead to arbitrary code execution in the kernel context and privilege escalation. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.
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Last Closed: 2021-06-01 15:09:59 UTC


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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-05-17 16:20:08 UTC
The block subsystem in the Linux kernel before 5.2 has a use-after-free that can lead to arbitrary code execution in the kernel context and privilege escalation. This is related to blk_mq_free_rqs and blk_cleanup_queue.

Reference and upstream patch:
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=c3e2219216c92919a6bd1711f340f5faa98695e6

Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-05-17 16:20:57 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1961293]

Comment 2 Justin M. Forbes 2021-05-17 20:27:58 UTC
This was fixed for Fedora with the 5.2 stable kernel rebases.


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