CVE-2014-9428

NameCVE-2014-9428
DescriptionThe batadv_frag_merge_packets function in net/batman-adv/fragmentation.c in the B.A.T.M.A.N. implementation in the Linux kernel through 3.18.1 uses an incorrect length field during a calculation of an amount of memory, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (mesh-node system crash) via fragmented 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)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs774155

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.78-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.96-3fixed
jessie3.16.51-2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.51-3+deb8u1fixed
stretch4.9.65-3fixed
stretch (security)4.9.65-3+deb9u2fixed
buster, sid4.14.13-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.16.7-ckt4-1high774155
linuxsourcewheezy(not affected)
linux-2.6source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - linux <not-affected> (Introduced in 3.13)
- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Introduced in 3.13)
http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.network/343494
Introduced by https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=610bfc6bc99bc83680d190ebc69359a05fc7f605 (v3.13-rc1)
Fixed by: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=5b6698b0e4a37053de35cc24ee695b98a7eb712b

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