CVE-2014-2851

NameCVE-2014-2851
DescriptionInteger overflow in the ping_init_sock function in net/ipv4/ping.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application that leverages an improperly managed reference counter.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2926-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.65-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.65-1+deb7u2fixed
jessie, sid3.16.7-ckt9-2fixed
linux-2.6 (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze2.6.32-48squeeze6fixed
squeeze (lts)2.6.32-48squeeze11fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.14.4-1low
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.57-3+deb7u1mediumDSA-2926-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Introduced in 3.0)
https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/4/10/736
Upstream commit: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/davem/net.git/commit/?id=b04c46190219a4f845e46a459e3102137b7f6cac

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