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 bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-118-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)stretch4.9.228-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.272-1fixed
buster4.19.194-1fixed
buster (security)4.19.171-2fixed
bullseye, sid5.10.40-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.57-1
linuxsource(unstable)3.14.2-1
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-48squeeze10DLA-118-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)

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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