Bug 1834862 (CVE-2020-12771) - CVE-2020-12771 kernel: deadlock if a coalescing operation fails in btree_gc_coalesce function in drivers/md/bcache/btree.c
Summary: CVE-2020-12771 kernel: deadlock if a coalescing operation fails in btree_gc_c...
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2020-12771
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: 1834865
Blocks: 1834864
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Reported: 2020-05-12 14:44 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2020-10-08 18:56 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2020-05-14 12:24:58 UTC


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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2020-05-12 14:44:56 UTC
An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 5.6.11. btree_gc_coalesce in drivers/md/bcache/btree.c has a deadlock if a coalescing operation fails.

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https://lkml.org/lkml/2020/4/26/87

Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2020-05-12 14:46:47 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1834865]

Comment 3 Justin M. Forbes 2020-10-08 18:56:03 UTC
This was fixed for Fedora with the 5.7.6 stable kernel updates.


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