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 (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie3.16.56-1+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)3.16.59-1fixed
stretch4.9.130-2fixed
stretch (security)4.9.110-3+deb9u6fixed
buster4.19.12-1fixed
sid4.19.16-1fixed

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

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

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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