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LIN1021-7867 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2021-47163

Created: Mar 25, 2024    Updated: May 23, 2024
Resolved Date: May 22, 2024
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux LTS 21
Component/s: Kernel


In the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved:

tipc: wait and exit until all work queues are done

On some host, a crash could be triggered simply by repeating these
commands several times:

  # modprobe tipc
  # tipc bearer enable media udp name UDP1 localip
  # rmmod tipc

  ] BUG: unable to handle kernel paging request at ffffffffc096bb00
  [] Workqueue: events 0xffffffffc096bb00
  [] Call Trace:
  []  ? process_one_work+0x1a7/0x360
  []  ? worker_thread+0x30/0x390
  []  ? create_worker+0x1a0/0x1a0
  []  ? kthread+0x116/0x130
  []  ? kthread_flush_work_fn+0x10/0x10
  []  ? ret_from_fork+0x35/0x40

When removing the TIPC module, the UDP tunnel sock will be delayed to
release in a work queue as sock_release() can't be done in rtnl_lock().
If the work queue is schedule to run after the TIPC module is removed,
kernel will crash as the work queue function cleanup_beareri() code no
longer exists when trying to invoke it.

To fix it, this patch introduce a member wq_count in tipc_net to track
the numbers of work queues in schedule, and  wait and exit until all
work queues are done in tipc_exit_net().

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