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CVE-2021-47173 Detail


In the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved: misc/uss720: fix memory leak in uss720_probe uss720_probe forgets to decrease the refcount of usbdev in uss720_probe. Fix this by decreasing the refcount of usbdev by usb_put_dev. BUG: memory leak unreferenced object 0xffff888101113800 (size 2048): comm "kworker/0:1", pid 7, jiffies 4294956777 (age 28.870s) hex dump (first 32 bytes): ff ff ff ff 31 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ....1........... 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 03 00 00 00 ................ backtrace: [<ffffffff82b8e822>] kmalloc include/linux/slab.h:554 [inline] [<ffffffff82b8e822>] kzalloc include/linux/slab.h:684 [inline] [<ffffffff82b8e822>] usb_alloc_dev+0x32/0x450 drivers/usb/core/usb.c:582 [<ffffffff82b98441>] hub_port_connect drivers/usb/core/hub.c:5129 [inline] [<ffffffff82b98441>] hub_port_connect_change drivers/usb/core/hub.c:5363 [inline] [<ffffffff82b98441>] port_event drivers/usb/core/hub.c:5509 [inline] [<ffffffff82b98441>] hub_event+0x1171/0x20c0 drivers/usb/core/hub.c:5591 [<ffffffff81259229>] process_one_work+0x2c9/0x600 kernel/workqueue.c:2275 [<ffffffff81259b19>] worker_thread+0x59/0x5d0 kernel/workqueue.c:2421 [<ffffffff81261228>] kthread+0x178/0x1b0 kernel/kthread.c:292 [<ffffffff8100227f>] ret_from_fork+0x1f/0x30 arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S:294


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Hyperlink Resource
https://git.kernel.org/stable/c/36b5ff1db1a4ef4fdbc2bae364344279f033ad88 Patch 
https://git.kernel.org/stable/c/386918878ce4cd676e4607233866e03c9399a46a Patch 
https://git.kernel.org/stable/c/5394ae9d8c7961dd93807fdf1b12a1dde96b0a55 Patch 
https://git.kernel.org/stable/c/5f46b2410db2c8f26b8bb91b40deebf4ec184391 Patch 
https://git.kernel.org/stable/c/7889c70e6173ef358f3cd7578db127a489035a42 Patch 
https://git.kernel.org/stable/c/a3c3face38cb49932c62adcc1289914f1c742096 Patch 
https://git.kernel.org/stable/c/bcb30cc8f8befcbdbcf7a016e4dfd4747c54a364 Patch 
https://git.kernel.org/stable/c/dcb4b8ad6a448532d8b681b5d1a7036210b622de Patch 

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CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-401 Missing Release of Memory after Effective Lifetime cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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