Bug 2064113 (CVE-2022-26878) - CVE-2022-26878 kernel: Memory leak in Linux VirtIO Bluetooth driver
Summary: CVE-2022-26878 kernel: Memory leak in Linux VirtIO Bluetooth driver
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2022-26878
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 2073836 2073837 2076180 2076181
Blocks: 2064114
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2022-03-15 05:35 UTC by Sandipan Roy
Modified: 2022-12-04 02:17 UTC (History)
46 users (show)

Fixed In Version: kernel 5.17 rc1
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A memory leak problem was found in the virtbt_rx_handle in drivers/bluetooth/virtio_bt.c in the Linux kernel. This flaw allows a local attacker to cause a denial of service on the reception of packets with an invalid packet type.
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Last Closed: 2022-12-04 02:17:09 UTC


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Description Sandipan Roy 2022-03-15 05:35:56 UTC
A memory leak problem was found in virtbt_rx_handle in drivers/bluetooth/virtio_bt.c in the Linux kernel. This flaw may allow a local attacker to cause a denial of service on the reception of packets with an invalid packet type.

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=1d0688421449718c6c5f46e458a378c9b530ba18
https://lore.kernel.org/linux-bluetooth/1A203F5E-FB5E-430C-BEA3-86B191D69D58@holtmann.org/
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2022/03/11/1

Comment 12 Product Security DevOps Team 2022-12-04 02:17:05 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2022-26878


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