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CVE-2021-47559 Detail

Description

In the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved: net/smc: Fix NULL pointer dereferencing in smc_vlan_by_tcpsk() Coverity reports a possible NULL dereferencing problem: in smc_vlan_by_tcpsk(): 6. returned_null: netdev_lower_get_next returns NULL (checked 29 out of 30 times). 7. var_assigned: Assigning: ndev = NULL return value from netdev_lower_get_next. 1623 ndev = (struct net_device *)netdev_lower_get_next(ndev, &lower); CID 1468509 (#1 of 1): Dereference null return value (NULL_RETURNS) 8. dereference: Dereferencing a pointer that might be NULL ndev when calling is_vlan_dev. 1624 if (is_vlan_dev(ndev)) { Remove the manual implementation and use netdev_walk_all_lower_dev() to iterate over the lower devices. While on it remove an obsolete function parameter comment.


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Hyperlink Resource
https://git.kernel.org/stable/c/587acad41f1bc48e16f42bb2aca63bf323380be8 Patch 
https://git.kernel.org/stable/c/bb851d0fb02547d03cd40106b5f2391c4fed6ed1 Patch 
https://git.kernel.org/stable/c/c94cbd262b6aa3b54d73a1ed1f9c0d19df57f4ff Patch 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-47559
NVD Published Date:
05/24/2024
NVD Last Modified:
06/10/2024
Source:
kernel.org