CVE-2014-6417

NameCVE-2014-6417
Descriptionnet/ceph/auth_x.c in Ceph, as used in the Linux kernel before 3.16.3, does not properly consider the possibility of kmalloc failure, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long unencrypted auth ticket.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)buster4.19.249-2fixed
buster (security)4.19.260-1fixed
bullseye5.10.140-1fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.149-2fixed
bookworm6.0.10-2fixed
sid6.0.12-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.63-1
linuxsource(unstable)3.16.3-1
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze(not affected)
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

[squeeze] - linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Introduced in 2.6.34)
Upstream fix: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=c27a3e4d667fdcad3db7b104f75659478e0c68d8 (v3.17-rc5)
http://tracker.ceph.com/issues/8979

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