Bug 2266917 (CVE-2021-46979) - CVE-2021-46979 kernel: iio: core: fix ioctl handlers removal
Summary: CVE-2021-46979 kernel: iio: core: fix ioctl handlers removal
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2021-46979
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Product Security
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Depends On: 2266918
Blocks: 2266939
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2024-02-29 08:47 UTC by Avinash Hanwate
Modified: 2024-06-09 16:30 UTC (History)
50 users (show)

Fixed In Version: kernel 5.11.22, kernel 5.12.5, kernel 5.13
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Description Avinash Hanwate 2024-02-29 08:47:56 UTC
In the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved:

iio: core: fix ioctl handlers removal

The Linux kernel CVE team has assigned CVE-2021-46979 to this issue.

Upstream advisory:
https://lore.kernel.org/linux-cve-announce/2024022823-CVE-2021-46979-de90@gregkh/T/#u

Comment 1 Avinash Hanwate 2024-02-29 08:48:33 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2266918]

Comment 5 Justin M. Forbes 2024-03-01 21:16:03 UTC
This was fixed for Fedora with the 5.12.5 stable kernel updates.

Comment 6 Alex 2024-06-09 16:30:52 UTC
The result of automatic check (that is developed by Alexander Larkin) for this CVE-2021-46979 is: CHECK	Maybe valid. Check manually. with impact LOW (that is an approximation based on flags DANGER INIT SIMPLEFIX  ; 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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