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CVE-2024-26899 Detail

Description

In the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved: block: fix deadlock between bd_link_disk_holder and partition scan 'open_mutex' of gendisk is used to protect open/close block devices. But in bd_link_disk_holder(), it is used to protect the creation of symlink between holding disk and slave bdev, which introduces some issues. When bd_link_disk_holder() is called, the driver is usually in the process of initialization/modification and may suspend submitting io. At this time, any io hold 'open_mutex', such as scanning partitions, can cause deadlocks. For example, in raid: T1 T2 bdev_open_by_dev lock open_mutex [1] ... efi_partition ... md_submit_bio md_ioctl mddev_syspend -> suspend all io md_add_new_disk bind_rdev_to_array bd_link_disk_holder try lock open_mutex [2] md_handle_request -> wait mddev_resume T1 scan partition, T2 add a new device to raid. T1 waits for T2 to resume mddev, but T2 waits for open_mutex held by T1. Deadlock occurs. Fix it by introducing a local mutex 'blk_holder_mutex' to replace 'open_mutex'.


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Hyperlink Resource
https://git.kernel.org/stable/c/03f12122b20b6e6028e9ed69030a49f9cffcbb75 Patch 
https://git.kernel.org/stable/c/1e5c5b0abaee7b62a10b9707a62083b71ad21f62 Patch 
https://git.kernel.org/stable/c/5a87c1f7993bc8ac358a3766bac5dc7126e01e98 Patch 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-667 Improper Locking cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2024-26899
NVD Published Date:
04/17/2024
NVD Last Modified:
04/29/2024
Source:
kernel.org