In the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved: bpf: Fix re-attachment branch in bpf_tracing_prog_attach The following case can cause a crash due to missing attach_btf: 1) load rawtp program 2) load fentry program with rawtp as target_fd 3) create tracing link for fentry program with target_fd = 0 4) repeat 3 In the end we have: - prog->aux->dst_trampoline == NULL - tgt_prog == NULL (because we did not provide target_fd to link_create) - prog->aux->attach_btf == NULL (the program was loaded with attach_prog_fd=X) - the program was loaded for tgt_prog but we have no way to find out which one BUG: kernel NULL pointer dereference, address: 0000000000000058 Call Trace: <TASK> ? __die+0x20/0x70 ? page_fault_oops+0x15b/0x430 ? fixup_exception+0x22/0x330 ? exc_page_fault+0x6f/0x170 ? asm_exc_page_fault+0x22/0x30 ? bpf_tracing_prog_attach+0x279/0x560 ? btf_obj_id+0x5/0x10 bpf_tracing_prog_attach+0x439/0x560 __sys_bpf+0x1cf4/0x2de0 __x64_sys_bpf+0x1c/0x30 do_syscall_64+0x41/0xf0 entry_SYSCALL_64_after_hwframe+0x6e/0x76 Return -EINVAL in this situation.
Published 2024-02-22 17:15:09
Updated 2024-03-18 17:54:44
Source Linux
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Vulnerability category: Memory Corruption

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2024-26591

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.04%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 5 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2024-26591

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
5.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
1.8
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2024-26591

  • A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

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