CVE-2014-1690

NameCVE-2014-1690
DescriptionThe help function in net/netfilter/nf_nat_irc.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.8 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by establishing an IRC DCC session in which incorrect packet data is transmitted during use of the NAT mangle feature.
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 severitylow (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie (security), jessie3.16.56-1+deb8u1fixed
stretch4.9.82-1+deb9u3fixed
stretch (security)4.9.88-1+deb9u1fixed
buster4.16.12-1fixed
sid4.16.16-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.12.8-1low
linuxsourcewheezy(not affected)
linux-2.6source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - linux <not-affected> (Introduced in 3.7)
- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Introduced in 3.7)
https://git.kernel.org/linus/2690d97ade05c5325cbf7c72b94b90d265659886

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