CVE-2014-7841

NameCVE-2014-7841
DescriptionThe sctp_process_param function in net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c in the SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.17.4, when ASCONF is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a malformed INIT chunk.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-118-1, DSA-3093-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.78-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.96-2fixed
jessie3.16.51-2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.43-2+deb8u5fixed
stretch4.9.65-3fixed
stretch (security)4.9.30-2+deb9u5fixed
buster4.13.13-1fixed
sid4.14.2-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.16.7-ckt2-1medium
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.63-2+deb7u2mediumDSA-3093-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-48squeeze10mediumDLA-118-1

Notes

Upstream patch: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=e40607cbe270a9e8360907cb1e62ddf0736e4864 (v3.18-rc5)

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