CVE-2015-1333

NameCVE-2015-1333
DescriptionMemory leak in the __key_link_end function in security/keys/keyring.c in the Linux kernel before 4.1.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via many add_key system calls that refer to existing keys.
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 severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)stretch4.9.228-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.272-2fixed
buster4.19.208-1fixed
buster (security)4.19.194-3fixed
bullseye5.10.70-1fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.46-5fixed
bookworm, sid5.15.5-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcewheezy(not affected)
linuxsourcejessie3.16.7-ckt11-1+deb8u3
linuxsource(unstable)4.1.3-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - linux <not-affected> (Introduced in 3.13)
- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Introduced in 3.13)
Introduced by https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=034faeb9ef390d58239e1dce748143f6b35a0d9b (v3.13-rc1)

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