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Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2024 10:07:57 +0100
From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
Subject: CVE-2021-47140: iommu/amd: Clear DMA ops when switching domain


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

iommu/amd: Clear DMA ops when switching domain

Since commit 08a27c1c3ecf ("iommu: Add support to change default domain
of an iommu group") a user can switch a device between IOMMU and direct
DMA through sysfs. This doesn't work for AMD IOMMU at the moment because
dev->dma_ops is not cleared when switching from a DMA to an identity
IOMMU domain. The DMA layer thus attempts to use the dma-iommu ops on an
identity domain, causing an oops:

  # echo 0000:00:05.0 > /sys/sys/bus/pci/drivers/e1000e/unbind
  # echo identity > /sys/bus/pci/devices/0000:00:05.0/iommu_group/type
  # echo 0000:00:05.0 > /sys/sys/bus/pci/drivers/e1000e/bind
  BUG: kernel NULL pointer dereference, address: 0000000000000028
   Call Trace:

Since iommu_change_dev_def_domain() calls probe_finalize() again, clear
the dma_ops there like Vt-d does.

The Linux kernel CVE team has assigned CVE-2021-47140 to this issue.

Affected and fixed versions

	Issue introduced in 5.11 with commit 08a27c1c3ecf and fixed in 5.12.9 with commit f3f2cf46291a
	Issue introduced in 5.11 with commit 08a27c1c3ecf and fixed in 5.13 with commit d6177a6556f8

Please see for a full list of currently supported
kernel versions by the kernel community.

Unaffected versions might change over time as fixes are backported to
older supported kernel versions.  The official CVE entry at
will be updated if fixes are backported, please check that for the most
up to date information about this issue.

Affected files

The file(s) affected by this issue are:


The Linux kernel CVE team recommends that you update to the latest
stable kernel version for this, and many other bugfixes.  Individual
changes are never tested alone, but rather are part of a larger kernel
release.  Cherry-picking individual commits is not recommended or
supported by the Linux kernel community at all.  If however, updating to
the latest release is impossible, the individual changes to resolve this
issue can be found at these commits:

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