APPLIED[X/B/D]: [PATCH 0/1][SRU][E/D/B/X] CVE-2019-12614: POWER DoS
kleber.souza at canonical.com
Tue Jul 16 11:02:11 UTC 2019
On 15.07.19 21:53, Tyler Hicks wrote:
> An issue was discovered in dlpar_parse_cc_property in
> arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/dlpar.c in the Linux kernel through
> 5.1.6. There is an unchecked kstrdup of prop->name, which might allow an
> attacker to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and
> system crash).
> IMO, this issue has a questionable security impact but the fix is simple
> so we should apply it.
> I've compile tested this change on all four releases. The fix is
> straightforward and it is a clean cherry-pick to all releases.
> Gen Zhang (1):
> powerpc/pseries/dlpar: Fix a missing check in
> arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/dlpar.c | 4 ++++
> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
Applied to xenial, bionic and disco master-next branches.
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