Bug 2284569 (CVE-2024-36890) - CVE-2024-36890 kernel: mm/slab: make __free(kfree) accept error pointers
Summary: CVE-2024-36890 kernel: mm/slab: make __free(kfree) accept error pointers
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2024-36890
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Depends On: 2284570
Blocks: 2284620
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2024-06-03 13:38 UTC by Rohit Keshri
Modified: 2024-06-12 08:53 UTC (History)
49 users (show)

Fixed In Version: kernel 6.1.91, kernel 6.6.31, kernel 6.8.10, kernel 6.9
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Description Rohit Keshri 2024-06-03 13:38:17 UTC
In the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved:

mm/slab: make __free(kfree) accept error pointers

The Linux kernel CVE team has assigned CVE-2024-36890 to this issue.

Upstream advisory:
https://lore.kernel.org/linux-cve-announce/2024053033-CVE-2024-36890-b999@gregkh/T

Comment 1 Rohit Keshri 2024-06-03 13:38:58 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2284570]

Comment 2 Alex 2024-06-09 14:37:37 UTC
The result of automatic check (that is developed by Alexander Larkin) for this CVE-2024-36890 is: 	SKIP	No affected files built, so skip this CVE	NO			-	-	unknown	 (where first YES/NO value means if related sources built).


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