Bug 2266499 (CVE-2021-46938) - CVE-2021-46938 kernel: dm rq: fix double free of blk_mq_tag_set in dev remove after table load fails
Summary: CVE-2021-46938 kernel: dm rq: fix double free of blk_mq_tag_set in dev remove...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2021-46938
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Product Security
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Depends On: 2266500
Blocks: 2266459
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2024-02-27 23:43 UTC by Nick Tait
Modified: 2024-06-09 16:45 UTC (History)
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Description Nick Tait 2024-02-27 23:43:56 UTC
In the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved:

dm rq: fix double free of blk_mq_tag_set in dev remove after table load fails

The Linux kernel CVE team has assigned CVE-2021-46938 to this issue.

Upstream advisory:
https://lore.kernel.org/linux-cve-announce/20240227184057.2368370-3-gregkh@linuxfoundation.org/T/#u

Comment 1 Nick Tait 2024-02-27 23:44:31 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2266500]

Comment 6 Justin M. Forbes 2024-02-28 18:55:04 UTC
This was fixed for Fedora with the 5.12.3 stable kernel update.

Comment 8 Alex 2024-06-09 16:45:56 UTC
The result of automatic check (that is developed by Alexander Larkin) for this CVE-2021-46938 is: CHECK	Maybe valid. Check manually. with impact LOW (that is an approximation based on flags DANGER INIT  ; these flags parsed automatically based on patch data). Such automatic check happens only for Low/Moderates (and only when not from reporter, but parsing already existing CVE). Highs always checked manually (I check it myself and then we check it again in Remediation team). In rare cases some of the Moderates could be increased to High later.


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