CVE-2013-2017

NameCVE-2013-2017
DescriptionThe veth (aka virtual Ethernet) driver in the Linux kernel before 2.6.34 does not properly manage skbs during congestion, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) by leveraging lack of skb consumption in conjunction with a double-free error.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)stretch4.9.228-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.272-2fixed
buster4.19.194-1fixed
buster (security)4.19.194-3fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.46-5fixed
bookworm, bullseye5.10.46-4fixed
sid5.14.6-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)2.6.34-1
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze(not affected)
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.34-1

Notes

[squeeze] - linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Introduced in 2.6.33)
https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=6ec82562ffc6f297d0de36d65776cff8e5704867
http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=127310770900442&w=3

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