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NOTICE UPDATED - April, 25th 2024

NIST has updated the NVD program announcement page with additional information regarding recent concerns and the temporary delays in enrichment efforts.

CVE-2024-26603 Detail

Description

In the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved: x86/fpu: Stop relying on userspace for info to fault in xsave buffer Before this change, the expected size of the user space buffer was taken from fx_sw->xstate_size. fx_sw->xstate_size can be changed from user-space, so it is possible construct a sigreturn frame where: * fx_sw->xstate_size is smaller than the size required by valid bits in fx_sw->xfeatures. * user-space unmaps parts of the sigrame fpu buffer so that not all of the buffer required by xrstor is accessible. In this case, xrstor tries to restore and accesses the unmapped area which results in a fault. But fault_in_readable succeeds because buf + fx_sw->xstate_size is within the still mapped area, so it goes back and tries xrstor again. It will spin in this loop forever. Instead, fault in the maximum size which can be touched by XRSTOR (taken from fpstate->user_size). [ dhansen: tweak subject / changelog ]


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Hyperlink Resource
https://git.kernel.org/stable/c/627339cccdc9166792ecf96bc3c9f711a60ce996 Patch 
https://git.kernel.org/stable/c/627e28cbb65564e55008315d9e02fbb90478beda Patch 
https://git.kernel.org/stable/c/8bd3eee7720c14b59a206bd05b98d7586bccf99a Patch 
https://git.kernel.org/stable/c/b2479ab426cef7ab79a13005650eff956223ced2 Patch 
https://git.kernel.org/stable/c/d877550eaf2dc9090d782864c96939397a3c6835 Patch 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-835 Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2024-26603
NVD Published Date:
02/26/2024
NVD Last Modified:
04/17/2024
Source:
kernel.org