Bug 2209238 (CVE-2023-21106) - CVE-2023-21106 kernel: possible memory corruption due to double free
Summary: CVE-2023-21106 kernel: possible memory corruption due to double free
Alias: CVE-2023-21106
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 2209240
Blocks: 2209239
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Reported: 2023-05-23 07:53 UTC by Dhananjay Arunesh
Modified: 2023-05-23 21:34 UTC (History)
44 users (show)

Fixed In Version: Kernel 6.2-rc5
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A double-free vulnerability was found in adreno_set_param in drivers/gpu/drm/msm/adreno/adreno_gpu.c in the DRM subsystem in the Linux Kernel. This flaw could lead to local privilege escalation.
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Last Closed: 2023-05-23 13:41:26 UTC

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Description Dhananjay Arunesh 2023-05-23 07:53:22 UTC
In adreno_set_param of adreno_gpu.c, there is a possible memory corruption due to a double free. This could lead to local escalation of privilege with no additional execution privileges needed. 


Comment 1 Dhananjay Arunesh 2023-05-23 07:55:35 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2209240]

Comment 3 Rohit Keshri 2023-05-23 08:56:51 UTC
There was no shipped kernel version were seen affected with this problem. These files are not built in our source code.

Comment 6 Product Security DevOps Team 2023-05-23 13:41:22 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):


Comment 7 Justin M. Forbes 2023-05-23 19:50:10 UTC
This was fixed for Fedora with the 6.1.9 stable kernel updates.

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