CVE-2014-8709

NameCVE-2014-8709
DescriptionThe ieee80211_fragment function in net/mac80211/tx.c in the Linux kernel before 3.13.5 does not properly maintain a certain tail pointer, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive cleartext information by reading packets.
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
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)3.2.93-1fixed
jessie3.16.43-2+deb8u2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.43-2+deb8u5fixed
stretch4.9.51-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.30-2+deb9u5fixed
buster4.13.4-2fixed
sid4.13.13-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.14.2-1medium
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.57-1medium
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-48squeeze10mediumDLA-118-1

Notes

Fixed by https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=338f977f4eb441e69bb9a46eaa0ac715c931a67f (v3.14-rc3)
Introduced by https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=2de8e0d999b8790861cd3749bec2236ccc1c8110 (v2.6.30-rc1)

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